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

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