Local, regional or national organizations, and groups
from the statutory and voluntary youth sectors, interested in developing
projects within the objectives of the YOUTH program.
European youth organizations which have a base in one of the program
countries, along with member branches in at least 8 program countries, can
apply either through their National Agency, or direct to the European
Commission in response to a specific call for projects twice a year.
Most projects should involve a minimum of four
Activities fulfilling one or more of the objectives described, can take a
variety of forms such as training courses, visits, workshops, seminars or job
shadowing. The choice will depend upon the most appropriate method to achieve
the objectives of a particular project.
Grants are based on the principle of co-funding. This
means that the YOUTH program and the organizers/participants contribute to the
cost of a project. The contributions of the organizers/participants can be in
cash, or in-kind, or a combination of both. All Support Measures must be
Projects can involve youth workers; trainers; support persons such as
Youth Initiative assessors, European Voluntary Service supervisors and
mentors; youth officers, managers and policy makers – indeed all who are
involved in informal education.
Participants can be from any of the countries participating in the program.