Deadline: 29 November 2016
- Promote the employability of young people, notably through activities that foster the development of competences and skills through non-formal education
- Foster the empowerment of young people in society, and foster their participation in the decision-making processes
- Contribute to the personal, socio-educational and professional development of young people in Europe
- Contribute to the development of youth work at European, national, regional or local levels
- Contribute to the debate on/development of policy issues affecting young people and youth organisations at European, national, regional or local levels
- Promote intercultural learning, the respect of diversity, and the values of solidarity, equal opportunities and human rights among young people in Europe
- Promote the inclusion of young people with fewer opportunities in society,
- Contribute to the implementation of the Declaration on promoting citizenship and the common values of freedom, tolerance and non-discrimination through education adopted in Paris on 17 March 2015 for example by mainstreaming the promotion of civic education, intercultural dialogue and democratic citizenship in their work programmes
- Contribute to the implementation of the action plan on integration of third country nationals adopted on 7 June 2016 by launching and promoting actions and projects which deal with the integration into the hosting society of young people with a migrant background, including the newly arrived refugees
- The total budget allocated in the year 2017 for the Civil Society Cooperation in the field of Youth is EUR 3 800 000 and it is divided as follows:
- EUR 3 200 000 — reserved for beneficiaries who signed the Framework Partnership Agreements Civil Society Cooperation in the field of Youth in 2015 and therefore not available for this call,
- EUR 600 000 — available for applicants submitting proposals for annual operating grant under the present Call.
- The maximum annual operating grant will be EUR 35 000.
- This Call is open to two categories of bodies: European non-governmental organisations (ENGO) and EU-wide networks (informal network). In the context of civil society cooperation in the field of youth, the following definitions apply:
- Category 1: A European non-governmental organisation (ENGO) must:
- operate through a formally recognised structure, composed of (a) European body/secretariat (the applicant) legally established for at least 1 year in an eligible country on the date of submission of the application and (b) national organisations/branches in at least 12 eligible countries having a statutory link with the European body/secretariat,
- be active in the field of youth and run activities that support the implementation of the fields of action of the EU Youth Strategy,
- involve young people in the management and governance of the organisation.
- Category 2: An EU-wide network (informal network) must:
- be composed of legally autonomous non-profit organisations active in the field of youth and running activities that support the implementation of the fields of action of the EU Youth Strategy,
- operate through an informal governance setting, composed of (a) an organisation legally established for at least 1 year on the date of submission of the application in an eligible country with functions of coordination of and support to the network at European level (the applicant); and (b) other organisations established in at least 12 eligible countries,
- involve young people in the management and governance of the network
How to Apply
Interested applicants must apply online via given website.
Eligible Countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey.
For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.