• Open Calls, Social Development

    ERSTE SEEDS Programme Hungary develops social enterprises “Step by Step”

    Erste Seeds (Social Enterprise Establishment and Development Support) is a one and a half year incubation programme. It contributes to the development of Hungarian social enterprises, which aim to improve equality of life-chances and quality of life through their activities. The involved social enterprises receive a customized, multistage development. The most promising enterprises can receive […]more

  • Social Development

    Vienna: Winners honoured with Journalism Award “von unten” (from below) 2016

    Excellent Contributions by Veronika Mauler, Klaus Unterberger, Yvonne Widler, Johanna Hager & Maria Kern, Christoph Reichl, Sabine Nikolay, Elisabeth Scharang & Lukas Tagwerker, Claus Pirschner & Rainer Springenschmid and Chrissi Wilkens. On Monday, 19 December 2016, the Journalism Awards “von unten” were conferred for the seventh time in Vienna. The contributions are evaluated and selected […]more
  • Europe, Open Calls

    Open Call: Milena Jesenská Fellowships 2017-18

    A new call for applications is open for the Milena Jesenská Fellowships for Journalists, a programme of the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM), which offers European journalists time off from their professional duties in order to pursue in-depth research on a topic of their choice. The call is directed towards cultural journalists, with the term […]more
  • Europe, Events

    Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence – 2016 winners chosen!

    Serbeze Haxhiaj was awarded first prize for the 2016 Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence programme at a closing ceremony in Pristina on Friday. Serbeze won the prize of EUR 4,000 for her story about the challenge facing a new court in protecting witnesses to crimes allegedly committed by former guerrilla fighters often regarded as heroes […]more
  • Events, Social Development

    Social Enterprises Christmas Market at Erste Campus Grand Hall

    Did you know that there are more than twenty different Christmas Markets in Vienna alone? This year, there is a new market in town! Recycled, upcycled or reinvented and all produced with a social purpose – these are the products you will find at Erste Campus on Monday, 19 December and Tuesday, 20 December 2016 at the first Social Enterprises […]more
  • ERSTE Foundation

    Happy Holidays!

    We wish you a Merry Christmas, happy holidays and a wonderful, relaxing time with your family and friends. May your new year bring good news, new opportunities and joy. Our office will be closed from 24 December 2016 until 6 January 2017. With warm greetings from the ERSTE Foundation Team.more
  • Social Development

    New Programme successfully helps unemployed Hungarians to find a job

    Incorpora Hungary presented in November 2016 supports disadvantaged people in Hungary who seek employment. The new programme was launched by ERSTE Foundation and “La Caixa” Foundation in June 2016. Tackling unemployment is one of the most pressing issues of the 21st century and a global challenge. While the unemployment rate in Hungary is decreasing continually […]more