Entries are Now Open for World Habitat Awards 2019

Deadline: 31 March 2019

Entries are now open for the World Habitat Awards 2019 in order to recognize and highlight innovative, outstanding and sometimes revolutionary housing ideas, projects and programmes from across the world.

The World Habitat Awards are presented each year in partnership with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). Historically the awards were presented on World Habitat Day, which was organised in October each year by UN-Habitat.

Award Information

  • As well as international recognition, a prize of £10,000 is made to each of the two winning projects.
  • Trophies are also presented to the winning projects and travel and accommodation costs are met for one representative of each winning project to attend the awards ceremony.

Project Priorities

Housing projects and approaches are sought that:

  • demonstrate practical, innovative and sustainable solutions to current housing issues faced by countries all around the world
  • can be transferred or adapted for use as appropriate
  • are already being implemented or are completed i.e. not at design stage or very early stages of development
  • view the term habitat from a broad perspective and bring other benefits as well, such as energy or water saving, income generation, social inclusion, community and individual empowerment, health benefits, capacity building or education.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any individual, organisation or government who has an innovative and practical solution to housing needs and problems from any country of the world.
  • More than one entry can be made by the same individual or organisation.
  • Entries should relate to housing projects and processes that are either completed or in progress. Those that are at design stage only or in the very early stages of development cannot be considered.
  • Previous entrants can re-submit in subsequent years providing that the project has been further developed in the intervening time period.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit https://www.world-habitat.org/world-habitat-awards/how-to-enter/

Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation inviting Hillman Emergent Innovation Program 2019

Apply for Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation’s Conflict and Violence Grant Program

Help the Homeless Grant to Support Homeless Charities throughout the UK

Asia New Zealand Foundation announces Media Travel Grants Program

U.S. Embassy Banjul, Gambia PAS Annual Program Statement

UNDP/RGB launches a Programme on Strengthening Civil Society Organizations for Responsive and Accountable Governance in Rwanda

UN Women/Georgia to Support for Gender Equality Measures Among the Private Sector

USAID’s Lebanon Investment Initiative (LII) Program

Applications Open for Innovate UK’s Smart Grants Programme

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Capacity Building for Nepal’s Judicial Committees on Local Dispute Resolution & Community Legal Education Project

UN Women seeking Proposals for ‘Social and Economic Stabilization and Strengthening the Resilience of Refugee Women and Adolescent Girls in Turkey’

U.S. Embassy in Djibouti announces Julia Taft Refugee Fund 2019

Sida International Training Programme on ‘Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation’

U.S. Mission to Serbia announces Alumni Small Grants Program

East European Foundation announces Grant Contest to Support Vulnerable Groups in Moldova

Apply for Joint Research and Development Program in the UK and South Korea

Sir Halley Stewart Trust Grant Program to support Innovative Projects across UK

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives in Micronesia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Nauru, Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

NAF’s Grant Program for Cultural Exchange in United States and the Netherlands

Apply for the European Neighbourhood Instrument Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus 2014-2020

4th Sunhak Peace Prize for Individuals & Organizations to Make the World Better for Future Generations

DST Call for Proposals inviting Indo-Canada Joint Research Programme

Funding for Community Based Organizations in South Africa to address HIV and AIDS

Japan Foundation, Bangkok announces Small Grant Programs to Promote Cultural Collaboration

>