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The 2019 Beyond Sport Global Awards Categories 

 

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), or the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. This year, the Beyond Sport Global Awards are increasing our impact on making this vision of the future a reality through categories further aligned to the Global Goals. 

 

Read through the Awards categories below, then and click on the Award category that best suits your entry to begin the application. 

 


 Please note: At least one of the key stakeholders involved in the delivery of the entry has to have been operational for two or more years. This means that the program, project or campaign can be new, but there must be an entity involved that has been established for at least two years


  

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This Award is for: Any organization, project or program using sport as a tool to encourage healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. The entry must show that it is contributing toward one or more of the targeted outcomes for Global Goal #3 – Good Health and Well-being.

 


 

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This Award is for: Any organization, project or program using sport as a tool to encourage better quality of and access to education. The entry must show that it is contributing toward one or more of the targeted outcomes for Global Goal #4  – Quality Education.

 


 

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This Award is for: Any organization, project or program using sport as a tool to enable gender equality and empower women and girls. The entry must show that it is contributing toward the targeted outcomes for Global Goal #5 – Gender Equality.

 


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This Award is for: Any organization, project or program using sport to support pathways into decent work/develop relevant skills for the workplace. The entry must show that it is contributing toward one or more of the targeted outcomes for Global Goal #8 –  Decent Work and Economic Growth

 


Some description

 

This Award is for: Any organization, project, program, team, governing body, major event organizing committee, bid committee or government entity. The entry must show that it is contributing toward one or more of the targeted outcomes for Global Goal #11 – Sustainable Cities and Communities.

 


Some description

 

This Award is for: Any organization, project or program using sport to encourage peaceful societies, conflict resolution, violence prevention, or active dialogue or action to make change around a certain issue. The entry must show that it is contributing toward one or more of the targeted outcomes for Global Goal #16 – Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions.

 

 


 

The Winners of the above Awards have the chance to receive funding upwards of  $10,000 from the Beyond Sport Foundation. 

 


 

 

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This Award is for: Any brand, company or agency that delivered a successful campaign or initiative where sport was used to address a key social issue. The entry must be delivering meaningful impact toward one or more of the Global Goals.

 


 
The Shortlisted entries from each category will receive:
 
- A free invitation to the Beyond Sport Awards
- Support in travel to and from the Beyond Sport Awards*, as well as accommodation for the duration of the event. Support and level to be determined at a later stage
- Access to Beyond Sport's global network of international sports organizations, company leaders and influential political figures
- Opportunities for business mentoring and to become members of the most influential group of social entrepreneurs ever assembled around sport
- Promotion on a global platform through Beyond Sport’s outlets and partners

 

 


 

The Winners of the Beyond Sport Awards will receive:

Global recognition, a package of substantial business and strategic support and exclusive access to partnership and media opportunities. The Winners of the Community Awards also receive funding* and the official Beyond Sport Business Support Package to enable them to move forward and become fully sustainable in the future.
 
*Subject to approval of the Beyond Sport Foundation Grants Process.