2019 NOW-Us! Award is now open for Nominations

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Deadline: 30 June 2019

The Spindle and Voice have joined forces for the second edition of the NOW-Us! Award that recognises inspiring inclusive initiatives from Africa and Asia that work to promote diversity and inclusion to trigger the self-empowerment of marginalised and excluded groups and communities.

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The NOW-Us! Award focuses exclusively on initiatives that contribute positively to one or more the following groups or communities:

  • People with disabilities
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people
  • Women facing exploitation, abuse and/or violence
  • Age discriminated vulnerable groups, notably the young and the elderly
  • Indigenous groups and/or ethnic minorities

Benefits

  • The 10 shortlisted initiatives win a 5-day trip for 2 persons to the Netherlands to participate in the NOW-Us! Innovation bootcamp from 7-12 October (travel expenses and stay are covered by the NOW-Us! Award). Per team, they have a place in the NOW-Us! week for one of each gender.
  • The 10 shortlisted initiatives win tickets to the Partos Innovation festival, where their projects are celebrated and they can connect with other like-minded organisations and make their voices heard in international development conversations on inclusion. Nothing about us, without us! in action.
  • The numbers 1, 2 and 3 win a Voice grant (worth € 25.000, € 15.000, and € 10.000, respectively) to take home the lessons learned of the NOW-Us! week and implement the proposed initiative.

Eligibility Criteria

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They only accept applications from initiatives that are based in, and operating for an impact in, an Asian or African country that falls in the range of least developed, lower- or lower middle-income countries.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

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For further information, please visit https://thespindle.org/nowus2019/

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