ARCHIPELAGO: EU Emergency Trust Fund (EUTF) for Africa 2020 – Call for Proposals
ARCHIPELAGO: 2nd Call for Proposals is now open!
Application Deadline: 6th February 2020 at 11:00 pm (Brussels date and time)
About the Award: Funding from the European Union (EUTF for Africa) will be used to support partnership projects that provide vocational training and create new employment opportunities for young people in African countries.
ARCHIPELAGO is a 4-year European programme, funded by the European Union in the framework of the EU Emergency Trust Fund (EUTF) for Africa. Its main objectives are to improve the employability of young people through targeted technical and vocational education and training (TVET) measures and to support the growth of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).
The programme supports partnership projects in 12 countries in the Sahel and Lake Chad region: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal.
- In order to be considered eligible, each project proposal must be submitted by a consortium consisting of at least two partners – including an organisation based in one of the above-listed African countries and another organisation based in a Member State of the European Union.
- Applications may be submitted by business support organisations (such as chambers and business associations), training centres and/or other entities which specialize in activities related to vocational training and/or business development services.
- Special consideration is given to women and returnees.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award: Each selected project will receive a grant of between €400,000 and €500,000. Each grant may cover 100% of the total eligible costs of the project.
How to Apply:
- It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.