Léargas: Be the Spark 2023
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Our 'Be the Spark' Training is for young people (aged 18-30) who want to take action on issues in their local or wider community.
Groups can develop funding applications under the February 2023 deadline for either a:
- a) Solidarity Project; https://www.leargas.ie/european-solidarity-corps/solidarity-projects/
- b) Youth Participation Project: https://www.leargas.ie/erasmus-plus/mobility-projects/youth/participation/
The training will support groups in developing ideas and formulating a funding proposal. This is a three-part training ( two sessions are online and one is in-person), and you should attend all sessions.
Session One (ONLINE): Monday, 23 January, 7.00 – 9.00pm (via Zoom)
This session covers the following:
- Principles of the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Campaign programme and the objectives of the Solidarity Grant and Youth Participation Grants
- What's possible? What budgets are available? What next?
- Eligibility criteria, your EU login and OID
- Case studies of past projects
Session Two (IN PERSON): Saturday, 28 January, 11 am - 4pm (Dublin-based venue TBC)
- Developing project ideas and linking ideas to the objectives of the grant
- Tips on writing a quality grant application
- Developing a Youth Led Approach
- Understanding the European dimension of Local Project Implementation
Session Three (ONLINE): Monday 13 February, 7 - 9pm (via Zoom)
- Peer Support Session
- Ask Léargas – where are you still stuck?
- Preparation for submission
Target Audience: This training is designed for Young People (aged 18-30) who want to act on an issue that matters to them. The training will support these young people when submitting a funding application for either a European Solidarity Corps Solidarity Grant or an Erasmus+ Youth Participation project.
Youth workers/ volunteers/ mentors supporting young people to develop a project proposal are also very welcome to attend along with the young people they are supporting.
For queries, please get in touch with Nora at firstname.lastname@example.org