Last DATE: April 30, 2014
United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group are jointly inviting applications for Intercultural Innovation Awards. The major aim of the award is to select and support the most innovative grassroots projects that encourage intercultural dialogue and cooperation around the world.
Winners will become members of the World Intercultural Facility for Innovation (WIFI) and the awardees get one-year support and consulting from the UNAOC and the BMW Group.

Eligibility Criteria:
* Not-for-profit organizations (non-governmental organization, charitable organization, research and educational institution, labor union, indigenous group, faith-based organization, professional association, foundation and local or municipal branches of government) that are active in promoting intercultural understanding, with a track record of managing intercultural projects and willingness to expand their range of action, are eligible to apply.
* Thematic cluster of field of action of applying organization must be one of the following – migration and integration; intercultural awareness; education for intercultural citizenship; the role of specific groups (faith-based, women, youth, media) in promoting intercultural understanding.
* Projects that have been submitted to previous editions of the Intercultural Innovation Award are eligible but winners of previous editions of the UNAOC Marketplace of Ideas or BMW Group Awards cannot apply.
* Applying organization must have the willingness to expand the range of action of the project with the UNAOC, the BMW Group and other partners.