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Degrowth project funding

07.08.2015

The degrowth-conference took place in Leipzig in September 2014. Fortunately, the collected voluntary participation fee was higher than expected. This enables the conference team to allocate 9.000 Euro for project funding.

Be it the promotion of discussions, the generation of knowledge, the education of people or a practical activity: The money should go to support small projects and courageous initiatives towards degrowth. It is planned to fund a minimum of 5 projects with 500 up to 2.500 Euro in the year 2015.

Deadline for applications is the 1st of September 2015. > Here you can find more information.

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