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Sectors: Employment, Youth

Regions: European Union

Category: Call for proposals

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WE Funding – DCI – Enable…
Funds for: Enabling CSOs to effectively contribute to eradicating poverty and promoting sustainable development
Main beneficiaries: CSOs

Responsible: European commission

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Funds for: Enabling CSOs to effectively contribute to eradicating poverty and promoting sustainable development
Main beneficiaries: CSOs

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Objectives
* To enable CSOs to effectively contribute to eradicating poverty and promoting sustainable development;
* To increase participation of CSOs in fostering youth employment through promoting a conducive business environment for more inclusive growth and sustainable development

Priorities
* Support to CSO and Youth advocacy groups in promoting youth employability, job market access and active participation in economic life in line with the relevant priorities of the   National Youth Policy and the economic priorities of the Government of Lebanon;
* Supporting innovative social businesses or starting spin-offs “for Youth and by Youth” turning ideas into viable businesses as engines for economic development and job creation;
* Promote coordination and cooperation between CSOs and the various key stakeholders including government, parliament, private sector actors, academic institutions, youth committees and others to promote youth economic rights and opportunities

Among financed activities
* Organisation of awareness raising activities, peer-reviews and mutual learning events among youth and youth led CSOs;
* Mentoring / coaching services delivered by social entrepreneurship support organisations and other relevant business support organisations using mainly digital tools and methodologies for  building human technology;
* Organising competitions for young entrepreneurs  using innovative approaches and tools;
* Support to established civil society/entrepreneurship hubs, incubators, accelerators, labs for social enterprises

Additional information
* This call for proposals is a restricted call for proposals. In the first instance, only concept notes will be evaluated

* Initial duration of the call: between 24 and 42 months

* Eligibility:
– Be a legal person;
– Be non-profit-making;
– Be a specific type of organisation such as: non-governmental organisation of network of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs);
– Be established in a Member State of the European Union or in an ENI country;
– Be officially registered according to the relevant legislation in force in the country of registration; 
– Have at least 2 years experience  in the implementation of capacity building, training and coaching activities aiming at strengthening (institutional, technical and advocacy) capacities of civil society organisations, networks and coalitions;
– Have at least 2 work experience in managing projects of similar budget size including awarding sub-grants to third parties (i.e containing the publication of calls for proposals, the definition of selection and award criteria, the evaluation of applications..etc)

– If the lead applicant is not registered in Lebanon, he must mandatorily act with at least one co-applicant established and registered in Lebanon

– Actions must take place in Lebanon