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Global Resilience Partnership Knowledge Into Use Awards 2024

Global Resilience Partnership Knowledge Into Use Awards 2024

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Global Resilience Partnership Knowledge Into Use Awards 2024

This year, They are excited to announce the third round of the awards! The “Knowledge into Use” awards provide a unique opportunity to ignite resilience, celebrate creativity, and embrace innovation in engaging with the latest resilience evidence.

The “Knowledge into Use” awards identify  innovative and creative ways of showcasing resilience evidence. This year’s contest focuses on the themes – Food, Finance and/or Communities. We call upon individuals and organisations to tap into their artistic potential, merge it with sound evidence, and showcase it through art. Prizes will be awarded to the winners across three categories: performing arts , visualising evidence , and participatory approaches connecting arts and science . Entries ideally connect people and nature, and clearly build on and cite peer-reviewed articles, grey literature, and/or peoples’ experiences. 


  • Receive a grant of 100,000 Swedish Krona to develop their creative resilience project; 
  • Exhibit their creative art work during Gobeshona 2025 or New York Climate week 2024;
  • Become a part of a growing community of practice on resilience evidence, called the Resilience Evidence Coalition
  • Get invited to participate in GRP and partner events like CBA, Gobeshona, etc;
  • Get support from the GRP communications team to write stories on the progress made in the project and publish in the Resilience Platform and GRP website’;
  • Coordinate with the GRP communications team to create social media products for outreach of their organisation and products.

Check: BIC Art Master Africa 2024 [ $2000 Cash Prize ]

Eligibility criteria of Knowledge Into Use Awards 

  • The entries should be from registered organisations only. 
  • If individual artists, science communicators or knowledge brokers want to apply, they can partner with registered organisations. The grant contract can only be awarded to a registered organisation. 
  • Organisations and candidates based in the Global South and youth-led organisations are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Also Check: The 2024 call for applications to UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity is now open!


  • The concept note/idea should be brief and based on sound evidence, i.e. it is necessary to cite evidence in the form of reports or research papers to build a case for the resilience of knowledge put to use;
  • The funding award should be used for new pieces of artwork that builds on results from existing research.
  • The medium of expression can be (but not be limited to) games, comics or graphic arts, performing arts, etc; 
  • Harmonising science with elements of justice, equity and indigenous and local knowledge expressed creatively using the evidence that exists on these themes is highly encouraged;
  • The winners will be selected based on creativity in expression and sound evidence base of knowledge as expressed in the application;
  • The grants aim to enable the teams to implement or express the idea creatively in time for a potential exhibition at the New York Climate Week in September 2024 or any other suitable event like Gobeshona 2025.

Expected deliverables

  • 1 art installation or a diverse range of creative outputs, such as well-produced performance videos, visual graphics, cartoons, recipes, and citizen science initiatives like murals, showcasing the project’s vision and concept
  • Process documentation (script + motivation of performance art, description of participatory approaches, etc)
  • At least 2 social media posts (high resolution photos, short videos, etc)
  • At least 2 Resilience Resources (either story or solution) on the Resilience Platform

Submission and deadlines for Knowledge Into Use Awards 

Submit the concept note and the creative piece that adheres to the instructions above in this google form by 26th May 2024.


Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline26 May,2024
OrganizerGlobal Resilience Partnership



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