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19 May 2016

Travel grants for Ukrainian ecovillages to participate in the GEN-Europe Conference

Partnership for Sustainable Development Goals in Ukraine Incubator for Green Communities invites representatives of Ukrainian ecovillages to participate in the travel grants contest. The aim of the contest is to provide financial support to Ukrainian participants of the annual conference of Global Ecovillage Network-Europe.

The task of the competition: to introduce one’s own ecovillage and its inhabitants in a short (up to 10-minute) video* in the English language. Please send the hyperlink (URL) to the video, along with a short letter with contact information and a description of the video to the e-mail:

  • Command of the English language; 
  • Experience in developing an ecovillage; 
  • Commitment to share best practices.** 

Grants: EUR 200 and 100. The number and size of grants may increase. The up-to-date size of the prize fund will be available at

Deadline for applications: 15 June 2016. Winners will be announced before 20.06.2016.

Forum for participants and interested members of ecovillages:

For more information and to support the contest, please contact:

* The video must be placed online in the public domain. Submission to the Competition is considered as consent to the use of a Creative Commons license to works of "free content". The same license used by Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects (more here). When sharing your video via social media, please use the hashtag: #ecovillageUA. 

** After the conference participants who received the Partnership’s financial aid will undertake to participate in the campaign to promote ecovillages and disseminate international best practices in Ukraine.

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