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Erasmus + Key Action 3 Structured Dialogue projects for youth

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted September 3, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on September 30, 2020

Key Action 3 Structured Dialogue projects give young people the opportunity to interact and debate with decision-makers on the issues that affect them most and to influence policy.

Key Action 3 is managed in the UK by the British Council as part of the UK National Agency.

Youth organisations can apply to run a project on their own, or they could choose to partner with counterparts across Europe or can partner exclusively with UK organisations. Informal groups of young people are not eligible to apply for funding under this Key Action.

Typical activities include:
> meetings, events, seminars, debates and discussions;
meetings and seminars linked to official EU Presidency Youth Conferences;
> events and debates linked to the European Youth Week;
consultation, including online opinions polls and surveys; and
> events that mirror the workings of democratic institutions at local and national levels, and encourage young people's direct participation.

Young people should be involved at all stages of these youth democracy projects, from preparation to follow-up.

Projects can last between three and 24 months, and involve a minimum of 30 participants.

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Projects can last between three and 24 months and do not need a partner from another country unless transnational meetings are organised.

Young people should lead the activities in all stages of the project from preparation to follow-up.

The requested grants are a support for the project and not its only funding.

In 2020 there are three application deadlines for youth dialogue funding on 11 February, 7 May and 1 October - at 11am (UK time).

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Sep 03
Sep 03

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Sep 04
Sep 04

Thanks, Ana!