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Application Form for the ACCESSIBILITY OF CULTURAL HERITAGE AWARD | Switch to the traditional form

  • Application forms must be completed preferably in English, but French and German will also be accepted. No other languages will be accepted. Only applications complying with the eligibility criteria will be accepted. Before filling in the form, please carefully read the accompanying guidance note and the participation rules, which you can read in your national language.

    The secretariat is available to help you to clarify questions related to filling in the forms. Linguistic quality is not important for the evaluation of your application and it is the content of your activities on accessibility that will be decisive for your chances of winning the award.

A. CITY IDENTITY

  • Help Include here some basic information about your city, its morphology and history insofar as these aspects can have an impact on accessibility (for instance whether it is built on hilly ground, or has a medieval centre with narrow streets and hurdles difficult to overcome for wheelchair users or the visually impaired).   700

B. SCOPE OF THE INITIATIVES

  • Please provide a general description of existing and planned initiatives, making reference to one or more of the following four areas:

    1. Built environment, public facilities and on-site services
    2. Accessibility to transport and related infrastructure
    3. Information and communication, including information and communication technologies:
      1. Access to information to plan a visit
      2. Access to on-site information
    4. Accessibility to the cultural experience
  • Help Please describe measures related to the city centre design, streets and pavements, parks, squares, monuments and open spaces, markets, festivals and other outdoor events.   2600

C. OWNERSHIP / LEVEL OF COMMITMENT

  • Help Please demonstrate the policy on accessibility carried out in your site by presenting the specific policies and measures that are set.   1300

D. IMPACT

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    Please provide examples as well as qualitative and quantitative data. It is important to mention project(s) – if any – involving people with intellectual disabilities.

      1300
  • Help Please provide concrete examples.   1300

E. QUALITY AND SUSTAINABILITY OF RESULTS

  • Help Please provide a description of what you do on accessibility beyond the minimum legislative requirements by presenting the evaluation and monitoring mechanisms set up in your city as well as the resources allocated.   1300
  • Help Please indicate how accessibility would be monitored and maintained in a sustainable manner when funding specifically intended for accessibility is no longer available?   1300

F. INVOLVEMENT OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND RELEVANT PARTNERS

  • Help Please describe these activities by providing examples. Where possible, please include the views of persons with disabilities on the accessibility of the site. Please describe if this is done in a structured way   1300
  • Help Please give examples of activities or instances of sharing best practice examples; you may also mention your membership in different kinds of organisations related to accessibility or you may have a consultative body of persons with disabilities etc   1300

G. WHY DOES YOUR CITY DESERVE THE AWARD?

  •   1300

H. SUPPORTING MATERIAL

  • In addition to the information provided in this form, you are invited to upload – or send links to – a 10-slide Power Point presentation highlighting and illustrating (e.g with pictures) the strong points of your application.

    You can upload 1 file (maximum size of 1 file is 10 MB) or 1 link.Accepted file formats are: doc, docx, rtf, pps, ppsx, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, pdf, zip, gif, jpeg, jpg, png

    You can upload files in your national language.

    We recommend you to upload one power point presentation highlighting and illustrating (e.g with pictures) the strong points of your application.

    All files that are uploaded as support material must be appropriately named. The file name should be in English and should make it clear what the file represents or contains.

    You might want to provide an additional brief information about content of the supporting documents in the field below.

  •   3000

I. CONTACT PERSON, WEB LINKS AND POSTAL ADDRESS

  • Help Provide here all necessary contact details for the person in your administration responsible for this application.
  • Help You will automatically receive at this email address a PDF copy of your registration
  • Help for receiving correspondence from the European Commission
  • Help Please include also links to your administration's website and, if available, to pages on disability and accessibility.   1000

DISCLAIMER: Unless the opposite is explicitly requested by the participating city, the submitted presentation texts can be made public on the Access City Award web site.

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