Call for ideas 2020

In a nutshell

  • The idea challenge 2020 is closed. Download the call for ideas here.
  • Take a look at all submitted ideas in the idea space.
  • The idea challenge shortlist 2020 is online. The winners of the idea challenge will be announced in October.

Shortlisted ideas

We are very pleased to announce that 40 project ideas made it onto the shortlist. Please check the idea space to access and read all shortlisted ideas. They show a wide portfolio of the submitted applications including topics like active citizenship, migration, social inclusion, sustainability, cultural topics and many more. The jury will meet on September 22 to chose the final winners of the challenge.

All shortlisted projects have to submit their financial plan by August 20. The financial plan template can be downloaded here.

Community Award winner

We are happy to announce that the Village Membership Club won the Community Award 2020. Their project idea "Empowering rural women" convinced 129 supporters from the applicants' community during the voting period. Read their full idea proposal in the idea space.

The Village Membership Club is one of the shortlisted ideas and they receive a start up funding of €5.000.


Submitting the project proposal: April 15 - May 27, 2020
Community Award vote: June 8 – June 29, 2020
Shortlist publication: August 3, 2020
Submission of financial plan for shortlisted ideas: August 18, 2020
Shortlist (online) interviews: August 20 – September 8, 2020
Jury (online) meeting: September 22, 2020
Announcing the winners: October 2020
Kick-off (online) meeting: November 2020
Realizing the project idea: November 2020 – December 2021
Project completion (financial & narrative reports): January 15, 2022


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