Awards for innovative projects for the quality of democracy 2017
Awards for innovative projects for the quality of democracy 2017. 2016. Font: Ajuntament de Barcelona.

The purpose of the competition is to promote the initiative of citizens to propose innovative projects in the field of democratic quality and provide funding for its implementation. The awards have two categories:

  • Type A: Funding for the implementation of innovative projects in community action, political participation and Technopolitics, with a maximum amount of 30,000 €.
  • Type B: Funding up to 18,000 €, research projects aimed at one or more of these areas: inclusive participation, new forms of social organization, participation experiences promoted by the administration and co-production of public policies locally.

The projects presented can be made by individuals or nonprofit organizations, and in the case of research projects, also by public bodies.

The deadline for submitting applications is from 16 November to 15 December 2016, at the offices of citizen.

There will be a presentation on Thursday 1 December at CIDOB (Carrer Elisabets 12, Barcelona) with an information point from 16.00 to 19.30 and a public presentation of awards at 18.00h, with the presence of Commissioner Active participation and democracy.

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