CALL FOR PROPOSALS: INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES AND APPROACHES TO IMPROVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR DISADVANTAGED AND VULNERABLE GROUPS THROUGH VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (VET)

What is it about?  

As part of the VET Toolbox project, we are launching an EU-funded call for proposals on inclusion in VET. In other words, we seek to promote inclusive, demand-driven VET & skills development. 

What is the specific objective?

The specific objective of this call is to fund innovative and inclusive initiatives that improve employment opportunities in the formal and informal labour market for disadvantaged and vulnerable groups through vocational education and training.

Activities we fund shall be innovative, entail an upscaling potential, be cost-effective, sustainable and show local ownership.

Which applicants are eligible?

  • The lead applicant must be a non-state actor and non-profit making actor.
  • The co-applicant(s) can be for-profit institutions (grant must not raise profits) and/or public-sector institutions, authorities and organisations. 
  • The lead applicant must act with at least one co-applicant(s). One of them must be legally established and registered in the country where action takes place.

What is the size of the grants? 

Minimum EUR 250,000 and maximum EUR 400,000 to be spent over 18-24 months.

Deadline for application

Check out application guidelines and application templates here.

Submit your concept note not later than 15 February 2019