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News article30 June 2022European Education and Culture Executive Agency1 min read

#BeInclusive EU Sport Awards now open for submission

Find the entry requirements and submit your entry for the #BeInclusive EU Sport Awards on the F&TP.

Find the entry requirements and submit your entry for the #BeInclusive EU Sport Awards on the F&TP.

The #BeInclusive EU sport Awards 2022 aim to reward and give visibility to the best projects that have successfully supported inclusion through sport. Projects can include disadvantaged, marginalized or underprivileged groups such as individuals with difficult social, economic or educational backgrounds, people with a disability, health problems or cultural differences, etc.

This  #BeInclusive EU sport Awards will also support gender equality. It will also contribute to Peace through the integration of migrants and refugees.

Besides rewarding specific organisations the #BeInclusive EU sport Awards 2022 will also give visibility and support the dissemination of innovative ideas, initiatives and best practices throughout Europe.

The awards will feature the following three categories:

  • Promoting Gender Equality in sport “Be Equal”: 
    To reward projects promoting the empowerment and participation of women and girls in sport. This category would celebrate role models who make gender equality a reality by setting an inspiring example.
  • Sport for Peace: 
    To reward projects using sport as a vehicle to promote peace and European values. This category would particularly target initiatives promoting the inclusion of refugees, such as in the context of the war in Ukraine.
  • Breaking Barriers in sport: 
    To reward projects that show inspiration, giving positive examples of empowerment and role models from groups with fewer opportunities that step up and lead change.

The winner and the finalists (ranked 2nd and 3rd) in each category will be chosen to inspire other organisations and individuals around Europe. They will all be announced and showcased at the award ceremony where they will receive their prizes.

The  Rules of Contest have now been published on the European Commission's Funding & Tender Opportunities Portal (F&TP). You can find them on the corresponding F&TP page available here


Publication date
30 June 2022
European Education and Culture Executive Agency