There is many different national and European funding opportunities for international youth work. The type of project funded varies from exchanges bringing young people together with other young people from all over the world or initatives here in Ireland on international themes.
Further Details on ERASMUS + are available here
the European Commission website for Erasmus + Youth in Action is available here
Erasmus+ aims at boosting skills and employability, and modernising Education, Training and Youth work. The seven year programme will have a budget of €14.7 billion. This represents a 40% increase compared to current spending levels and shows the EU's commitment to investing in these areas.
€50k available to community and voluntary organizations to help promote EU – Minister for European Affairs Donohoe
Projects aimed at secondary-school level and 18-25 age group will have greatest chance of success
We would like to draw your attention that the 2014 European Charlemagne Youth Prize is open for submissions until 20th January 2014. We would like to ask for your help us to spread the message and to promote the prize. As Christmas holidays are coming up it might be a good time for youth organisations to prepare their project submission.
What is the European Charlemagne Youth Prize?
The Anna Lindh Foundation facilitates and supports the action of civil society of the Euro-Mediterranean Region in priority fields which affects the capacity for individuals and groups to share values and live together.
The programme of the Foundation is focused on activities in fields which are essential for human and social dialogue:
• Education and Youth;
• Culture and Arts;
• Cities and Migration;
• Values, Religion and Spirituality;
• Peace and Co-existence;
Causeway offers British and Irish youth groups a unique opportunity to develop young people’s sense of identity and self-awareness through exchanges and the partnerships they develop. Causeway projects promote working in a team and provide a valuable avenue to dealing with issues of tolerance and diversity.
There are a lot of great reasons to do a Causeway project.
Many of the issues that youth workers in Ireland and the UK face are very similar: intercultural integration, drug use, anti-social behaviour, teenage pregnancies.
The call for the 5th round of the Seed Funding for Africa-Europe Youth Co-operation is out!
It is a grant allocation presented in the framework of the Joint Management Agreement between the European Commission – EuropeAid Co-operation Office and the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe (NSC).