Deadline: 1 October 2019
The European Commission has launched the 3rd Round of its ERASMUS+ Youth Partnership Funding Program.
Erasmus+ is open to organisations across all sectors of education, training, youth and sport. Any public, private or not-for-profit organisation actively involved in these areas may apply for funding.
The overall programme objectives are to:
- boost skills and employability;
- modernise education, training and youth work; and
- focus on young people.
- establishment of new networks of social enterprises, associations, clubs, NGOs;
- development and delivery of courses and training on entrepreneurship education (in particular entrepreneurship for social benefit and the use of ICT);
- activities that spread information, raise understanding and critical engagement with the media or other activities that encourage engagement with civic life;
- projects that deliver activities for direct community benefit, e.g. for disabled people, elderly, minorities, migrants, etc; and
- artistic and cultural initiatives, e.g. theatre plays, exhibitions, music performances, discussion fora, etc.
The available budget is €870,000.
Partnerships in the field of youth can last between 6 and 36 months, and the project start date must fall between 1 February 2020 and 31 May 2020 In all cases, all projects must end no later than 31 August 2022.
Activities must contribute to overall project objectives, and create, develop, test and embed innovative approaches in youth work, including:
- new methods, tools or materials to build young people’s key competences, basic skills or language and IT skills;
- new methods, tools or materials to build capacity and professionalise or modernise youth work, including through the use of ICT, virtual mobility or online learning, sharing of best practise, reform of youth work curricula, etc.;
- new youth work approaches, including strategies to tackle social exclusion and early school leaving;
- building links with other sectors, and combining formal and non-formal learning approaches, to tackle forms of social exclusion faced by the most disadvantaged and vulnerable young people; and
- strategic collaboration with local or regional authorities.
- Any UK organisation active in the youth field can participate in a Strategic Partnership for youth, either as the lead or as a partner. One organisation must lead the project and make the application for funding. UK organisations leading a project must apply to the UK National Agency on behalf of the partnership.
- Informal groups of young people are also eligible to apply for funding for Transnational Youth Initiatives.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online via given website.
For more information, please visit https://www.erasmusplus.org.uk/apply-for-youth-partnership-funding