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International Prize «WE ARE TOGETHER»
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About the Prize
The goal of the Prize is to encourage citizens and organizations for their great contribution to solving important humanitarian problems

The Prize is dedicated to fighting against the spread of COVID-19 and supporting the vulnerable segments of the population during the pandemic.
Application form for individuals (Nomination For Substantial Contribution to Tackling Major Humanitarian Challenges)
! The application must be fully filled either in English or Russian.

! All the information must be valid, correct and true

! If you have official supporting documentation you must attach it to your application, as soon as it may represent your advantage.

! Both an individual and an organization should refer to the whole range of his/her or its activities and campaigns aimed at fighting against the spread of COVID-19 and supporting the vulnerable segments of population during the pandemic, which have been held starting from February 2020 till now.

! If you are nominated by an organization or Prize partner, you should attach the official recommendation letter to your application before you submit it.
Citizenship
Surname (as written in your passport)
First name (as written in your passport)
Father’s name (only if applicable to your passport!)
Gender
Date of birth
Place of birth (as written in your passport)
Passport number (and series if applicable)
Passport issue date
Passport expiration date
Home address (country, city, street, the number of the building, postcode)
Passport/visa type photo
Position
Name of the organization in which you work or study
Mobile phone number (Whatsapp number)
Email
Instagram
Facebook
Did you implement activities during the pandemic on your own, or did you act as a part of an organization? Specify the name of the organization or movement
The core idea of your event / activity (including the name of the event, description of the activity)
Describe your personal contribution to the implementation of the event. What was your role in it (the organizer of the event/ the team-leader, organization stuff/ volunteer/ etc)? Why do you deserve to be nominated for the Prize?
Describe the relevance of your contribution, add references to official statistics (why did you choose this particular activity, how did your contribution correspond to the needs of the society during the pandemic).
The geographical spread (the cities that were covered by the event)
The aim of the event
Was the activity carried out in the high-risk environment? Please specify.
Describe the target groups of the activity (including the quantitative data, specifics, actual needs)
Number of volunteers engaged, unique features of the information campaign
The outcome and positive effects of the event
What specific volunteers’ skills and knowledge were applied in the preparation and implementation of the event?
Persistence of the project, prospects for its development
Additional resources of the activity (partners, any financial support, local community assistance, etc.)
Share photo and video materials, official documents confirming the results (reports, presentations, etc.)
Share the links to news publications and public reports that confirm the results and relevance of the activity
Other files/documents that confirm the results and relevance of the activity (diplomas, recognition letters, etc)
Additional information
Name the Prize’s Partner organization that endorses your application (the list of the Prize’s Partner organizations is published on the Prize’s website)
Scans of the official recommendation letter from the Prize’s Partner organization
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Application form for organizations
! The application must be fully filled either in English or Russian.

! All the information must be valid, correct and true

! If you have official supporting documentation you must attach it to your application, as soon as it may represent your advantage.

! Both an individual and an organization should refer to the whole range of his/her or its activities and campaigns aimed at fighting against the spread of COVID-19 and supporting the vulnerable segments of population during the pandemic, which have been held starting from February 2020 till now.

! If you are nominated by an organization or Prize partner, you should attach the official recommendation letter to your application before you submit it.
Nomination
Name of the organization
Scale and reach of the organization
The country of registration/ HQ
Date of registration/ establishment
Legal registration form
Short description of the organization’s activity, information on main projects of the last 5 years
Number of permanent members
+
Number of employees
+
Taxpayer Identification Number
State registration number
Industrial Enterprises Classifier
Physical address
Registered address
Data on branch offices/ representation offices in other cities/ countries/ regions
The concept of the organization annual activities & strategy for engaging new members & information about partners
Head of the organization
Chief accounting officer
Web-site
Instagram
Facebook
The core idea of the organization’s event / activity during the pandemic (including the name of the event, description of the activity)
Describe the organization’s contribution to the implementation of the event.
Describe the relevance of the organization’s contribution, add references to official statistics (why was this particular activity chosen and how did it correspond to the needs of the society during the pandemic).
The geographical spread (which cities were covered by the event)
The aim of the event
Was the activity carried out in the high-risk environment? Please specify.
Describe the target groups of the activity (including the quantitative data, specifics, actual needs)
Number of volunteers engaged
+
Unique features of the information campaign
The outcome and positive effects of the event
Persistence of the project, prospects for its development
Additional resources of the organization for the activity (partners, state financial support, etc.)
Share the links to photo and video materials, official documents confirming the results (reports, presentations, etc.)
Share the links to news publications and public reports that confirm the results and relevance of the activity
Additional information
Name the Prize’s Partner organization that endorses your application (The list of the Prize’s Partner organizations is published on the Prize’s website)
Scans of the official recommendation letter from the Prize’s Partner organization
Citizenship of the organization’s representative
Surname (as written in your passport)
First name (as written in your passport)
Father’s name (only if applicable to your passport!)
Gender
Date of birth
Place of birth (as written in your passport)
Passport number (and series if applicable)
Passport issue date
Passport expiration date
Home address (country, city, street, the number of the building, postcode)
Job position in the organization
Mobile phone number
Email
Passport/ visa type photo
The document of authorization assigning the person to represent the organization during its participation at the Prize
North America
Europe
CIS
Asia-Pacific
Middle East and North Africa
Africa
South America
CIS

  • Azerbaijan
  • Armenia
  • Belarus
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Republic Moldova
  • Russia
  • Tadjikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan
Europe
  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Czech
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • Netherlands
  • Northern Ireland
  • Northern Macedonia
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • San Marino
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • Vatican City
Asia-Pacific Region
  • Australia
  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • East Timor
  • Fiji
  • French Polynesia
  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • India
  • Kiribati
  • Macau
  • Malaysia
  • Marshall Islands
  • Micronesia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • New Zealand
  • North Korea
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines
  • Republic of Korea
  • Samoa
  • Singapore
  • Solomon Islands
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
Middle East and North Africa
  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Bahrain
  • Egypt
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Oman
  • Palestine
  • Qatar
  • Saudi
  • Arabia
  • Syria
  • Tunisia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Yemen
North and Central America
  • Belize
  • Costa
  • Rica
  • Cuba
  • Dominican republic
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Saint Lucia
  • USA
South America
  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • French Guiana (département of France)
  • Guyana
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Suriname
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela
Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo (Brazzaville)
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Djibouti
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gambia
  • Gabon
  • The Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Réunion
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • Western Sahara
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
Sharing the information about your project with the whole world
Expert support (meetings with high-ranking guests, leading experts, public figures)
Opportunities
Accompanying the laureates throughout the year: meetings with high-ranking guests, leading experts and public figures in the winning countries
$500 000
Prize fund
The nominations will remain unchanged from year to year. The key themes of the Prize will change annually
For Substantial Contribution to Tackling Major Humanitarian Challenges
Nomination
Sub-nominations
Sub-nomination "Personal contribution of a citizen"
⦁ Volunteers
⦁ Participants of the projects
⦁ Leaders of volunteer organizations and associations
⦁ Others
Sub-nomination "Medicine" (for individuals and organizations)
For representatives of the medical community for their contribution to the fight against the spread of COVID-19 at the regional or national level:
Sub-nomination "Education and Technology" (for individuals and organizations)
For representatives of educational and technological organizations that have contributed to the fight against the spread of coronavirus infection through scientific and technological discoveries:
Special nomination "Person of the Year"
The special nomination was introduced to encourage individuals who have made a special contribution to the fight against the spread of the new coronavirus infection
For those, who have made a contribution to the fight against the spread of COVID-19 at the regional or national level:
⦁ Doctors
⦁ Nurses
⦁ Ambulance workers
⦁ Medical students
⦁ Private and public medical organizations
⦁ Others
⦁ Inventors and developers
⦁ Programmers
⦁ Organizations of secondary and higher education
⦁ Research centers
⦁ Technology companies
⦁ Others
⦁ The winner is selected among the winners in other nominations, whose contribution is outstanding
Sub-nomination "Business" (for individuals and organizations)
⦁ Representatives of small, medium and large businesses
⦁ Individual entrepreneurs who distributed goods and services free of charge, donated funds to charitable foundations
⦁ Others
For those, who reoriented their own business into a socially responsible in the context of the pandemic:
December 5, 2020 – September 20, 2021
Stages
Application period
September – October 2021
Formation of the list of Nominees
Stage I. Application campaign
The list of Nominees will be formed by the Prize Organizing Committee in accordance with formal criteria
October – November 2021
Evaluation of Applications by the International Jury
November 2021
Formation of the list of laureates
Stage II. Selection of Laureates
December 1-5, 2021
International Forum of Civil Participation and Award Ceremony
Stage III. Ceremony
Full-time participation is required for Prize Laureates
5 декабря 2020 – 20 сентября 2021
November 2021
Invitation to the Award Ceremony
Fill in an application form as an individual or a legal entity
Describe the value of your own contribution to solving important humanitarian problems with supporting documentation
Receive an invitation to the Prize official ceremony
Required Steps to Participate
Take part in the Prize official ceremony
International Association for Volunteer Effort
The Organizing Committee of the Prize
Federal Agency for Youth Affairs of the Russian Federation (including subordinate organizations of Rosmolodezh)
Association of Volunteer Centers
The United Nations Volunteers
Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum
Russian Red Cross
Operator of the 2020 Prize
AVC is the largest volunteer community in Russia and CIS, an institute for development of volunteerism.

The mission of AVC is to create infrastructure for the development of volunteerism – so that volunteering becomes a natural norm of life.
Documents
Terms and conditions
Presentation
FAQ
How can I apply to participate?
Fill in the participant registration form by clicking the «Apply» button on the official website of the Prize: https://wearetogetherprize.com/ru.
How much does it cost to participate?
The Prize is free to enter. Some travel costs to the site of the Prize Ceremony can be covered by the Organizing Committee. The organizers will contact all the nominees whose expenses should be covered via email.
Should I translate the submitted documents into English or Russian?
We accept applications in English or Russian. Application forms in other languages are automatically declined as they fail to meet formal requirements.
Is there a minimum age requirement for an applicant?
Participation in the Prize is available to personalities of at least 18 years old, regardless of their country of residence, nationality, gender, etc.
I made a contribution to fighting the spread of COVID-19 last year. Can I submit an application?
Yes, we consider the contribution made in the period from 2019 to 2021.
Do I need to describe the project that is only planned to be implemented?
No, the Prize encourages only the initiatives that have already been implemented or those that are under implementation, but already have results.
Can I send a description of activities not related to the COVID-19 pandemics?
No, the Organizing Committee considers only those applications that correspond to the theme of the Prize.
How can I apply if our organization is not officially registered?
You can submit an application on behalf of the representative of the association with a description of the team's contribution (as an individual).
How do I understand which region my country is attributed to?
You can define your region using the interactive list on our website (under the map). Click on any region and you will see all the countries it includes.
Can I submit several applications in different nominations?
Yes, but only one application from each participant will be able to win.
I can't fill out the form to the end, what should I do?
For technical questions, please contact us via e-mail: info@wearetogetherprize.com
What should I do if I already have sent an application, but made a mistake? How can I edit the information in the application form?
It is impossible to edit the information in the application form. You can fill out the form again. We kindly ask you to notify the organizers about this by e-mail info@wearetogetherprize.com so that the incorrect application is not submitted to the Jury for consideration.
How can I find out my application number and its status?
After the application is submitted, it does not receive an external number. You can check the status of consideration of the application by e-mail info@wearetogetherprize.com.
When will the list of nominees who have passed the primary selection be announced?
The organizers of the Prize will personally inform the nominees at all stages of the selection. Follow the newsletter on your e-mail.
Is it possible to file appeals in case of disagreement with the Jury's decision?
No, appeals against the decisions of the Jury and the Organizing Committee are not allowed.
How are the Prize winners determined?
The International Jury evaluates applications on the basis of the criteria established by the Organizing Committee. The final short list of the laureates is approved by the International Organizing Committee.
When will the list of the Prize winners be published?
At the Prize Ceremony, which will be held on December 5, 2021. Disclosure of the results before the Prize Ceremony is not allowed.
Where the Prize Ceremony will be held?
The Prize Ceremony will take place within the framework of the International Forum of Civil Participation "MYVMESTE" in Russia. The exact location of the Ceremony will be announced later.
Will the participants join the Prize Ceremony online or offline?
The Prize Ceremony will be held both online and offline. The exact information about the format of participation in the Prize Ceremony will be announced later.
Do I need to report on expenditure of the Prize funds?
No, the Prize winners receive a one-time money prize, which they can spend at their discretion.
I have a question related to participation in the Prize. Where can I get informational support?
If you have any questions regarding the conditions of participation in the Prize, please contact us via e-mail: info@wearetogetherprize.com.
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Application form for organizations
! The application must be fully filled either in English or Russian.

! All the information must be valid, correct and true

! If you have official supporting documentation you must attach it to your application, as soon as it may represent your advantage.

! Both an individual and an organization should refer to the whole range of his/her or its activities and campaigns aimed at fighting against the spread of COVID-19 and supporting the vulnerable segments of population during the pandemic, which have been held starting from February 2020 till now.

! If you are nominated by an organization or Prize partner, you should attach the official recommendation letter to your application before you submit it.
Nomination
Subnomination
Information on the organization
Name of the organization
Scale and reach of the organization
The country of registration/ HQ
Date of registration/ establishment
Legal registration form
NGO, LLC, Fund, not registered, etc.
Short description of the organization’s activity, information on main projects of the last 5 years
Number of permanent members
Number of employees
Taxpayer Identification Number
State registration number
Industrial Enterprises Classifier
Physical address
Registered address
Data on branch offices / representation offices in other cities / countries / regions
The concept of the organization annual activities & strategy for engaging new members & information about partners
Head of the organization
Chief accounting officer
Web-site
Instagram
Facebook
Civic participation during the pandemic
The core idea of the organization’s event / activity during the pandemic
Including the name of the event, description of the activity
Describe the organization’s contribution to the implementation of the event
Describe the relevance of the organization’s contribution, add references to official statistics
Why was this particular activity chosen and how did it correspond to the needs of the society during the pandemic
The geographical spread
Which cities were covered by the event
The aim of the event
Was the activity carried out in the high-risk environment? Please specify
Describe the target groups of the activity
Including the quantitative data, specifics, actual needs
Number of volunteers engaged
Unique features of the information campaign
The outcome and positive effects of the event
Persistence of the initiative, prospects for its development
Additional resources of the organization for the activity
Partners, state financial support, etc.
Share the links to photo and video materials, official documents confirming the results
Reports, presentations, etc.
Share the links to news publications and public reports that confirm the results and relevance of the activity
Additional information
Application endorsement
Name the Partner organization that endorses your application
Scans of the official recommendation letter from the Partner organization
Personal information of the organization's representative
Citizenship
Surname (as written in your passport)
First name (as written in your passport)
If there is no division of this kind in your passport, leave the “surname” blank Please, make sure that you wrote your name exactly the way it appears in your travel passport otherwise you won’t be able to get your visa
Father’s name
Only if applicable to your passport!
Gender
Date of birth
Place of birth (as written in your passport)
Passport number (and series if applicable)
Passport issue date
Passport expiration date
Home address
Country, city, street, the number of the building, postcode
Job position in the organization
Mobile phone number
E-mail
Passport/ visa type photo
The document of authorization assigning the person to represent the organization during its participation at the Prize
Application form for individuals (Nomination For Substantial Contribution to Tackling Major Humanitarian Challenges)
! The application must be fully filled either in English or Russian.

! All the information must be valid, correct and true

! If you have official supporting documentation you must attach it to your application, as soon as it may represent your advantage.

! Both an individual and an organization should refer to the whole range of his/her or its activities and campaigns aimed at fighting against the spread of COVID-19 and supporting the vulnerable segments of population during the pandemic, which have been held starting from February 2020 till now.

! If you are nominated by an organization or Prize partner, you should attach the official recommendation letter to your application before you submit it.

Nomination
Subnomination
Personal info
Citizenship
Surname (as written in your passport)
First name (as written in your passport)
If there is no division of this kind in your passport, leave the “surname” blank. Please, make sure that you wrote your name exactly the way it appears in your travel passport otherwise you won’t be able to get your visa
Father’s name (only if applicable to your passport)
Gender
Date of birth
Place of birth (as written in your passport)
Passport number (and series if applicable)
Passport issue date
Home address
Passport / visa type photo
Professional info
Position
Name of organization in which you work or study
Contact info
Mobile phone number (Whatsapp number)
E-mail
Instagram
Facebook
Civic participation during the pandemic
Did you implement activities during the pandemic on your own, or did you act as a part of an organization? Specify the name of the organization or movement
The core idea of your event / activity
Including the name of the event, description of the activity
Describe your personal contribution to the implementation of the event. What was your role in it (the organizer of the event/ the team-leader, organization stuff/ volunteer/ etc)? Why do you deserve to be nominated for the Prize?
Describe the relevance of your contribution, add references to official statistics
Why did you choose this particular activity, how did your contribution correspond to the needs of the society during the pandemic
The geographical spread
The cities that were covered by the event
The aim of the event
Was the activity carried out in the high-risk environment? Please specify
Describe the target groups of the activity
Including the quantitative data, specifics, actual needs
Number of volunteers engaged
Unique features of the information campaign
The outcome and positive effects of the event
What specific skills and knowledge were applied in the preparation and implementation of the event?
Persistence of the initiative, prospects for its development
Additional resources of the activity
Partners, any financial support, local community assistance, etc.
Share the links to photo and video materials, official documents confirming the results
Reports, presentations, etc.
Share the links to news publications and public reports that confirm the results and relevance of the activity
Other files/documents that confirm the results and relevance of the activity
Diplomas, recognition letters, etc.
Additional information
Application endorsement
Name the Partner organization that endorses your application
Scans of the official recommendation letter from the Partner organization