Advocate Europe

Advocate Europe: apply for up to €50,000 for your idea

Advocate Europe is looking for original and transnational project ideas that encourage collaboration and cohesion in Europe. Grants of up to €50,000, plus mentoring and networking opportunities, are available for up to 12 pioneering proposals. 

Advocate Europe is an annual competition for European initiatives and projects, which is run by MitOst and Liquid Democracy and funded by Stiftung Mercator. The projects selected in 2015 included:

  • A film festival in Warsaw where filmmakers and activists could jointly explore human rights stories
  • A cross-European exchange to co-create urban environments by restoring abandoned buildings alongside refugees in Helsinki, Ljubljana and Oberhausen
  • A theatre programme tackling youth unemployment in Budapest, Florence, Madrid, Paris and Witten.

Take a look at all of the 2015 winners for inspiration

The deadline for applications is on 8 March 2016.  

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