Call for proposals 2019 - Reducing youth unemployment: setting up co-operatives to enhance working opportunities in the EU 303-G-GRO-PPA-19-11225 Closed!


The general objective of the call is therefore to enhance the development of cooperatives and promote the image of cooperatives among young people. It seeks to embed cooperative entrepreneurial education both in secondary and higher education and outside the educational environment.

The Commission wishes to support project that are innovative in their approach and transnational and implemented with a clear intention of replication. Results should be publicly shared and available for any actor interested in the cooperative business model and entrepreneurial training.


This call covers the following topics:

  • TOPIC 1: Delivering pilot training courses for students in secondary/higher education level
  • TOPIC 2: Cross-European workshops to share knowledge and learn from practitioners (“train the trainers”)
  • TOPIC 3: Fostering the entrepreneurial mindsets of young people to create cooperative outside the educational environment.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 1,95 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 25 June 2019 - 2 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible


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