Discover e-Volunteering Competition 2014 – Win up to EUR2000

Discover e-Volunteering Competition 2014 – Win up to EUR2000

Deadline: June 30, 2014

Individuals and organizations are invited to take part in the 3rd edition of the ‘Discover e-volunteering’ competition. The objective of the competition/grant programme is to show the diversity of e-volunteering actions and to encourage all participants to undertake social activity on the Internet.

There are two stages of the competition;

  • open call for short description of ideas for e-volunteering projects. After that stage the International Selection Committee will choose 10 Finalists, who will be invited to take part in the workshops in Poland and the mentoring session with experts and then they will be asked to submit detailed descriptions of their ideas.
  • call for detailed description of e-volunteering projects.

Benefit:

  • This programme offers grant of up to EUR2000.
  •  Finalists will be provided with professional trainings and mentoring sessions with experts, who will support them in creation of high-quality e-volunteering projects.

Eligibility:

  • Familiar and passionate about the internet community
  • If applicants have an idea for the social projects in which:
    • People help each other via the Internet (e.g. on forums, via mail/Skype)
    • Build a source of common knowledge (e.g. using wiki)
    • Create social maps (e.g. using OpenStreetMap)
    • Share their professional skills and experience (e.g. e-learning)
    • Are civic journalists
    • Do something completly different that has got positive impact to the real world

Application criteria:

  • NGOs from mentioned countries are eligible to apply: Albania, Andora, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegowina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Greece, Ireland, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Latvia, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldavia, Monacco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Romania, San Marino, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom
  • Ideas for projects, in which Internet users in a voluntary and non-paid way support others, share their knowledge and skills or create something for social good. Projects can fit into one or more types of e-volunteering, but doesn’t have to – innovations are very welcome!

Selection criteria:

  • Innovativeness of the proposed e-volunteering actions
  • Real use of the Internet in the e-volunteering activities,
  • Real involvement of e-volunteers in the project,
  • Cooperation with employee volunteers,

For more information, click Discover e-Volunteering Competition.

Share