Funding available for youth projects

Date: 16th April 2012

The European Commission has announced that it has funding of €3 million available to support youth projects between the EU and countries which do not border the European Union.

The funding which is being made available through the Commission's Youth in Action Programme aims to support projects involving youth workers and youth leaders, young people themselves and other actors involved in youth organisations and structures.

Organisations such as non-governmental organisations (NGOs); Public bodies (at regional or local level); and National Youth Councils can apply for grants of up to €100,000 for activities that can involve (but are not limited to):

  • Large-scale youth events, seminars, conferences
  • Activities encouraging the development of partnerships and networks
  • Activities encouraging the policy dialogue in the field of youth
  • Information and awareness campaigns in favour of and by young people; etc

The closing date for applications is the 15th May 2012.