Applications are now open for Our Food. Our Future (OFOF) Program, co-funded by the EU under the Development Education and Awareness Raising Programme (DEAR) and brings together 16 civil society organisations in 13 countries.
The vision is to build a strong coalition of young people (ages 15 – 35 years old) across Europe and work together in the pursuit of the common vision: A socially just and sustainable food system.
The main approach is awareness-raising and mobilization of young people across Europe. The youth will be engaged through a pan-European campaign, in their individual countries,with current research, and interactive engagement formats while multipliers such as journalists, bloggers/vloggers, and influencers will attract and mobilizeyouth to be part of changing narrative and behaviour in Europe which reflect asocially just and sustainable food system.
As a project, they have committed to the following objectives:
- To reach 30 million young adults in at least 18 European member states and raise their awareness by a European youth campaign on the nexus of food supply chains to climate change and migration.
- To engage 500,000 youths that take an active part in supporting ethical supply chains by changing consumption patterns and/or active citizenship that pushes political and corporate decision makers to improve policies and make food supply chains more sustainable.
- To mobilise 20,000 youths to become highly engaged for ethical food production or consumption.
- To grow in experience, knowledge, and confidence to set the agenda in wider networks.
- Each sub-grantee can apply for up to 60,000 Euros for the entire duration of the Sub-grant.
- Our Food. Our Futureruns from March 2020 to August 2023. Sub-grantees will join the project for 12 to 22 months.
- Our Food. Our Future support will be eligible for registered civil society organisations (CSOs).
- Our Food. Our Future will provide financial assistance to one third party (sub-grantee) from each of the following European countries: Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, Lithuania, Latvia, Slovakia.
- Applicant organisation must:
- be a legal person (registered),
- be non-profit-making,
- be a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) or an association of CSOs (preference will be given to smaller, grassroot-oriented CSOs)
- be established in a Member State of the European Union,
- have some previous experience working on awareness raising among youth or working on food justice related themes,
- be able to demonstrate capacities of communication and dissemination,
- have the financial and administrative capacity to manage the grant.
For more information, visit https://oxfam.app.box.com/s/e35n88nbj3o6zj6timkadq3ohl3xofgz/file/808899737429