Deadline Extended: 2022 Sport for One Humanity Initiative for civil society organizations in sport for development and peace.


Application Deadline:  6 June 2022.

The  Sport for One Humanity initiative established by Turkish Airlines and implemented with the support of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is pleased to announce the extension of the call for applications to June 6 2022!

The initiative aims to scale up the impact of civil society organizations that are working on projects relevant to the sport for development and peace (SDP) agenda from all over the world. 

Following a competitive evaluation process, ten organizations will be selected as beneficiaries of a comprehensive capacity-building support programme. This will entail fully-funded face-to-face workshops, online training, visibility, as well as mentoring by assigned experts to strengthen the effectiveness of the recipient organizations’ work.  

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for Applicants

Applying organizations must:

  • be registered as a not-for-profit organization (civil society organizations including non-governmental organizations, community- based organizations, foundations, associations. trusts, charities) with recognized legal status in the country where activities are implemented.
  • have been operational for a minimum period of one year on the date of application.
  • manage a project relevant for the sport for development and peace agenda.
  • be directly responsible for the implementation of the proposed activities.

Eligibility Criteria for Projects

Submitted projects must:

  • contribute to promoting intercultural dialogue, strengthening diversity and fostering inclusive societies through sport.
  • have sufficient funding and resources for successful implementation of all activities.
  • be committed to diversity, equity and inclusion objectives when engaging with target groups.
  • be led by a project coordinator, who is an employee of the applying organization from the start of the project.

Application Procedure:

Applications must be submitted using the online forms in English via the dedicated web page. Paper and handwritten submissions are not accepted.

Applications must be complete and contain all the requested information and all required annexes and supporting documents. Only complete applications will be considered.

Applicants may be asked at a late stage to provide additional documents if information provided needs further clarification.

Documents to be submitted for application

  1. The application form, completed and certified by the organization
  2. A copy of the registration certificate of the organization
  3. Official document, signed by authorized representatives, demonstrating the annual income of the organization
  4. Copy of the statutes/by-laws of the organization
  5. An organizational chart, showing key decision makers in the organization
  6. A biography of the current Executive/Managing Director. (1 page maximum)
  7. The resume/CV of the project coordinator (2 pages maximum)
  8. A picture or scan of the project coordinator’s passport identification page.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2022 Sport for One Humanity Initiative


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