2021 Civicus Nelson Mandela – Graca Machel innovation awards

Deadline: 20 September 2021
Open to: Individuals who work to build people power in their communities
Benefits: US$ 5,000 prize

DESCRIPTION

International Civil Society Week 2020-21 will end with a celebration of people power initiatives from around the world: the 2021 CIVICUS Nelson Mandela-Graça Machel Innovation Awards.

The 2021 Innovation Awards will recognise seven individuals, groups or organisations that stand out for their innovative work building people power in support of human rights and social justice for everyone. Submissions are invited under the following topics explored during the 2020 ICSW/virtual events:

  • Building and sustaining social justice movements
  • Creating positive narratives for people power
  • Democratising governance systems and processes
  • Enhancing diversity and inclusion through artivism
  • Protecting and promoting digital civic space
  • Resourcing youth-led groups and movements
  • Sustaining people power through self- and community care

ELIGIBILITY

  • You are 18 years or older by 1 September 2021.
  • You are able to submit an application in English, French or Spanish.
  • You are both a national and resident from the following regions: Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Pacific.
  • You work with organisations, networks, movements or change-seeking communities at the local or national level. Both formally constituted and informal organisations or groups are eligible.
  • You belong to the same community whose issues you are trying to address. (For example, if you work to increase youth participation in civil society, you must be a young person, or your organisation/group must be youth-led.)
  • You have worked to build people power in your community for at least 2-years.
  • For individual applicants: you belong to an organisation, network, movement or change-seeking community that would ultimately benefit from the Award.
  • You are not/ have not received funding from CIVICUS in the past 2-years.
  • Your work/ the proposed initiative relates directly to one of the following topics:
  • Building and sustaining social justice movements
  • Creating positive narratives for people power
  • Democratising governance systems and processes
  • Enhancing diversity and inclusion through artivism
  • Protecting and promoting digital civic space
  • Resourcing youth-led groups and movements
  • Sustaining people power through self- and community care
  • You are currently implementing the proposed initiative.

BENEFITS

One winner from each category will be selected. Each winner initiative will receive a US$5,000 prize.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information please visit the official website.

Read more: http://www.mladiinfo.eu/2021/09/07/2021-civicus-nelson-mandela-graca-machel-innovation-awards/#ixzz76CVkqKaf

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