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Sectors: Employment, Human Rights, Local development, Services, Social Affairs

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, International Organisation, Non-profit organisations

Regions: European Union

Category: Call for Proposals

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Jordan

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Funds for: Contributing to poverty reduction and social inclusion of disadvantaged/marginalised groups confined in the informal economy
Main beneficiaries: CSOs

Other beneficiaries: Non-governmental organisation, international (inter-governmental) organisation, professional association or another non-profit making institution representing employers and/or the private sector, or a microfinance institution

Responsible: European Commission

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Funds for: Contributing  to poverty reduction and social inclusion of people confined in the informal economy and disadvantaged/marginalised groups through its integration into the formal economy

Main beneficiaries: CSOs, non-governmental organisation, international (inter-governmental) organisation, professional association or another non-profit making institution representing employers and/or the private sector, or a microfinance institution

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
– To improve capacities of social entrepreneurship support structures while fostering the development and/or reinforcement of linkages with the same type of support structure in the region and in the EU (meso level);
– To support and strengthen the existing social entrepreneurship initiatives/social enterprises including the newly created and registered non-profit companies and CSOs, self-employment which demonstrated its relevance and could be considered good practice as a sustainable social entrepreneurship business model (micro level)

Among financed actions
– Identify and provide technical assistance to relevant organisations/networks and identified stakeholders to be better equipped to provide the adequate support for the development of social enterprises;
– Expanding to vulnerable groups employment and training oriented interventions such as school-to-work transition programmes and work readiness programmes; 
– Ensuring economic sustainability and scaling up of a number of social enterprises/entities, through;
– Mentoring / coaching services delivered by social entrepreneurship support organisations and other relevant business support organisations