Open call to local Civil Society Organizations to submit project proposals for empowerment of youth entrepreneurship in Moldova
The Consortium of associations: Help-Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe e.V., DEMOS, HOMECARE and Pro Cooperare Regionala, through the EU funded project "Empowerment of youth entrepreneurship in Moldova", are announcing an open call to local civil society organizations (CSOs) to submit proposals for strengthening of youth capacities in entrepreneurship.
The goal of this open call is to provide support to 200 vulnerable young persons (including up to 20% of other vulnerable categories: women, people with disabilities and minority groups) with limited access to employment and regular income, and in need of financial support for start/development of their own business. Through this grant scheme at least 10 CSOs will be supported in three regions of Moldova, specified in the Guidelines (3 in the North, 4 in the Central Moldova and Transnistria region and 3 in the South). Each of 10 selected CSOs will be responsible for the selection and support of at least 20 young people (including up to 4 other vulnerable persons) with sound business idea for the start or development of their own small businesses, during the maximum period of implementation of 24 months.
Local CSOs registered in the Republic of Moldova have the right to participate. (please see section 2.1.1 of the Call guidelines for detail eligibility requirements)
Indicative budget of the open call
Deadline for submitting project proposals
16 August 2023 at 24:00.
All information on the open call and application documentation are available on the following websites:
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Project proposals are sent electronically, and detailed instructions for submission can be found in the Guidelines for CSOs call_Empowerment of youth entrepreneurship document.
All interested CSOs will be able to receive answers to questions about the open call at online information sessions, which will be organized in the following terms:
- Wednesday, July 5, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. (for the applicants from the Region 1)
- Thursday, July 6, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. (for the applicants from the Region 2)
- Friday, July 7, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. (for the applicants from the Region 3)
Representatives of CSOs interested in participating in one of the listed information sessions should send a request for participation to the following mail: firstname.lastname@example.org at least 24 hours before the start of the session.
About the Project
The Empowerment of Youth Entrepreneurship in Moldova project is designed to support the improvement of the Civil Society role in community development and provision of services to the citizens of Moldova and to strengthen the youth capacities in entrepreneurship through the coordinating activities of involved CSOs. The European Union (EU) has allocated 2 million Euros through the programme Support for Civil Society in the Republic of Moldova for the implementation of this project during 36 months. The consortium of associations consisted of coordinator: Help-Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe e.V. and three co-beneficiaries: DEMOS, HOMECARE and Pro Cooperare Regionala have been selected, after an open call for proposals, as the implementing partners.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Project, the open call or the information sessions, you may contact us at email@example.com.
Please be informed that questions&answers will be published on the same websites where the open call is published