The Austria Community Challenge is open to existing groups and individuals (once they form a team) to start new projects, or expand an existing project, in their community across Austria.
You can choose to select from the portfolio of ideas on the ChangeX site (https://www.changex.org/us/vienna-community-challenge) that address environmental issues and improve community wellbeing.
If you're applying witn an existing project, the project must address one of the following thematic issues:
Examples of eligible groups include schools, universities, colleges, daycares, churches or other faith-based organisations, hospitals and hospital rehabilitation centres, mental health facilities, community gardens, neighbourhood groups, senior centres, community centres.
There is a total fund of €90,000 available to help support new community projects across Austria. Each applicant who successfully completes a 30 Day Challenge and an Impact Challenge will receive funding amounts ranging from €500-€10,000 to help get their selected project off the ground.
The steps to complete the 30 Day Challenge include:
Scheduling a 15 min call with one of the ChangeX team
The Austria Community Challenge is an opportunity for communities to come together to create thriving communities across Austria. We’re excited to support local action across Austria and to see the collective impact we can have in building healthier, more sustainable communities.
- Florian Slezak (Cloud Region Lead, Microsoft Austria)