The European Economic and Social Committee launches the 10th edition of the civil society prize. The 2018 prize will reward innovative initiatives carried out by civil society organisations and/or individuals on the territory of the EU and aimed at raising awareness of the multiple layers and richness of European identities, exploiting the full potential of Europe's cultural wealth, facilitating access to European cultural heritage and promoting European values (respect for human dignity and human rights, freedom, democracy, equality and the rule of law).
The prize is an excellent opportunity to raise awareness for good practices in inclusive arts, has a total value of 50 000 € and will be awarded on 13 December 2018. It is open to civil society organisations officially registered within the European Union and acting at European, national, regional or local level. It is furthermore open to individuals. The deadline for submitting applications is 7 September 2018. For the contest rules and application form, please click here.