The Civil Society Leadership Awards (CSLA) of the Open Society Foundation provides fully-funded scholarships for master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities.
European civil society organisations, public institutions, non-profit initiatives and social enterprises can apply for participation. The programme offers € 5000 start-up funding for testing a shared pilot collaboration idea, and participation in one-year cross-border learning and doing programme.
The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival is a programming-driven, competitive event bringing the best films and books on mountains and the spirit of adventure from around the world to the mountain town of Banff, Alberta.
The Festival provides an opportunity for filmmakers and writers to meet and exchange ideas through the provision of seminars, on-demand screening facilities and social gatherings.
The COAL Prize highlights ten projects by artists working on environmental issues in the field of visual arts. The prize-winner receives an award of € 5,000 and is invited for a residency including an additional aid in production at Domaine de Belval (Ardennes – France).
The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival celebrates mountain literature and film, bringing together filmmakers, writers, publishers, editors, photographers, athletes, adventurers, and – of course – readers. Prizes will be awarded in each of the following categories: Adventure Travel, Mountain Fiction & Poetry, Mountain Literature, Mountain Environment & Natural History, Mountain Guidebook, Mountain Image, and Mountaineering Article.