EU4Youth Grant Scheme - Focus on disadvantaged youth and youth entrepreneurship

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€14.5 million

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Программа грантов EU4Youth - Фокус на уязвимой молодежи и молодежном предпринимательстве
Программа грантов EU4Youth - Фокус на уязвимой молодежи и молодежном…

Brief Description

This grant scheme (Component 2 of the EU4Youth programme) aims at enhancing educational and employment opportunities for young people, particularly addressing disadvantaged youth and challenges faced in youth entrepreneurship. 

As a result of the 1st call for proposal, 6 projects have been chosen. The second call for proposals has added 4 more projects built on the existing Grant Scheme, under Component 2, but placing a greater focus on social entrepreneurship. 


The objectives of the grant scheme aim to:

- Increase educational and training opportunities, and improve employment perspectives for vulnerable and disadvantaged young people;

- Support capacity building projects addressing educational and training opportunities for youth, with dedicated activities for disadvantaged youth, access to finance, employability, accessibility to labour markets;

- Support creative young people to bring their entrepreneurial ideas to maturity;

- Support leaders in the education field, who offer quality education to young people, including those from the most disadvantaged families and areas;

- Focus on economic sectors with higher appeal to youth – i.e. innovation & IT, creative industries, green economy, and social entrepreneurship.

Actions in brief

The following regional projects are funded under EU4Youth Component 2:

Fostering potential for greater employability

Better skills for a better future

Employability and stability in Armenia, Belarus and Ukraine

“School Garden” for agricultural entrepreneurship

SAY YES - Skills for jobs

Enhancing Youth Education, Employment and Participation in Conflict-affected Areas in Georgia and Ukraine

Social Entrepreneurship in Armenia and Georgia (SEAG)

Unlocking the potential of young social entrepreneurs in Moldova and Ukraine

Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Development (SEED) programme for Green Growth in Borderline Communities

Social Innovation Impact – a strategic partnership

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