Deadline: 12 June 2013
Open to: young Roma women from Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine
Grants: up to 1,000 EUR
The Ecumenical Network for Youth Action (ENYA) is an inclusive ecumenical youth movement of Churches / Faith Communities / Civil Society Organisations (NGOs) and their related associations and operates on an international level. The network is membership / partnership driven and includes children, youth and women’s organisations, diaconal projects, Christian Education groups, children’s, youth and women’s rights and protection activist networks, Roma youth and organisations, ecumenical youth movements, social movements, justice, peace, reconciliation and environmental groups, NGO’s, lay training academies / centres, and individuals in over 48 countries around the world.
In 2013 they will allocate 3 grants of up to 1,000.00 EURO. The grant is paid in 2 installments – 80 percent one month before the start of the project and 20 percent after the receipt of the approved finance and narrative report along with photographs documenting the events and original receipts.
The main goals of the MICRO-PROJECTS are as follows:
- To develop the capacity in social justice and inclusion issues of key young women leaders and multipliers from the Roma community.
- To motivate and empower participants to design and implement social justice national and local projects.
- To raise the awareness of young Roma women about their social right to improve their access to education (formal and non-formal), employment and health and social services.
- To train young Roma women in peer education methodologies and programmes.
- To involve young Roma women with limited opportunities in international capacity building, inclusion, community development, organisational management and social justice programmes.
- To increase the effectiveness of Roma young women to interact and actively promote social justice and inclusive policies, programs, plans and projects.
The Project needs to be peer-led and the focus can be in any of the following areas or combination of areas:
- Poverty and Unemployment
- Health and Access to medical Services and Support
- Violence Against Young Roma Women
- Young Roma Women’s Participation in Political and Public Life
- Capacity Building, Leadership Training and Development of Youth Groups, Women’s Groups or NGOs
A minimum of 30 young women (between the ages of 18 – 32 years old) need to be involved in any given project. Projects must be managed by young Roma women.
The countries eligible for funding are: Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine
Approved Projects must submit a final narrative report, all original receipts, and final finance report signed by two members of the project. Funds can not be paid to an individual’s bank account only to a recognised organisation.
Date of Notification of Final Status of Grant Application: June 30, 2013
For further questions, please contact the organizers at [email protected]