133 projects shortlisted for the ERSTE Foundation Award for Social Integration 2011

Beneficiary 3rd-prize-winning NGO

The competition for the ERSTE Foundation Award for Social Integration 2011 was fiercer than ever, with 12 countries competing and with over 1850 projects submitted during the three and a half months of the call. Very tough and thorough process of evaluation by 24 members of the Screening Committee resulted into 133 finalists from all 12 countries (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic and Slovenia).

Click here to see the complete list of shortlisted projects from each country.

A team of ERSTE Foundation experts will travel during 15 March – 30 April through the 12 countries, visiting the shortlisted projects for the further evaluation of the finalist projects. With the addition of the field findings, all 133 projects will be presented to an international Jury that will select the 30 winners that will be awarded during a Ceremony to take place in Prague, on 20 June 2011.

Good luck to all organisations!

In the photo: One of the beneficiaries of the “Independent and Integrated Lives for People with Developmental Disabilities” project, KEC MNRO, Serbia — 3rd prize winner in 2009.