UNHCR: Inviting applications for ‘Innovation Award’ to celebrate efforts and achievements that advance the innovative delivery of services to refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR.

Funding brief: The UNHCR Annual Consultations with NGOs Innovation Award (“the Award”) celebrates efforts and achievements that advance the innovative delivery of services to refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR. The Award is given to NGOs from any country/territory that demonstrate commitment and creativity to achieving improved efficiency of services for forcibly displaced people.

The Award is a UNHCR Initiative. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees and other persons of concern.

In preparation for the UNHCR Annual Consultations with NGOs ‘Putting People First’ – to be held in Geneva 27-29 June 2018 – the tremendous work of NGOs will be highlighted through various mediums. This year we will launch the first Innovation Award to recognize and catalyze creative solutions to improve the lives of refugees, host communities and persons of concern. UNHCR believes innovation is a process of designing, experimenting, and learning and the Award aims to support and showcase NGOs working through this process.

Donor Name: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Funding name: Innovation Award

Deadline: 31st, July, 2018

Funding details link: Click to view

Funding limit: A first prize of USD 10,000 and a second prize of USD 8,000 will be granted to two winners. One representative of each winning NGO will be invited to an award ceremony in Geneva, Switzerland in December 2018.

Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.

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Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility:
● 
NGOs in any country or territory are eligible.
● UNHCR seeks applications from NGOs that would like to test new approaches, ideas or elements of a project that will increase the efficiency of delivering services to refugees and other persons of concern. The Award is not looking for well-refined project plans, but projects and/or ideas that still can be adapted and made better.

Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)

Submission mail: Not found

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How to apply: Interested applicant may apply through the website (Click to view).

Applications must meet the following requirements:
● Applications must be original ideas, with original design and approach.
● Applications should be submitted in English.
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