Capacity Building in the field of Youth

Capacity Building activities refer to transnational cooperation projects based on multilateral partnerships among/between organizations active in the field of youth, based either on Programme or Partner Countries.

Main aims of Capacity Building Projects in the field of Youth are: the promotion of cooperation and exchanges in the field of Youth, the improvement of the quality of the activities for young people, the recognition of non-formal learning and volunteerism in partner countries, synergies’ reinforcement and the development of projects between Programme and Partner Countries, targeting young people with fewer opportunities.

Capacity building projects eligible for funding can focus on:

  • Large- scale youth events
  • Information and awareness campaigns
  • Development of youth work methods, tools and materials
  • Activities encouraging policy dialogue, cooperation, networking and exchange of good practices in the field of youth such as seminars, conferences, workshops and meetings

For the implementation of a Capacity Building project, the cooperation of at least 3 organisations from 3 different countries (of which at least one is a Programme country and one is an eligible Partner countriy) is required. The duration of the project is from 9 months to 2 years.
The submission of grant applications for Capacity Building Projects is being held two times annually (3 April and 2 September) at the EACEA.