Project Description

THE GREENER FUTURES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE PROJECT

A Transnational Partnership project funded by The European Commission through DG Employment & Social Affairs, Brussels and The PROGRESS Programme.

WHAT IS THE GOAL OF GREENER FUTURES?

The goal of the project is to raise the profile of the Not for Profit Sector as a career choice for able young people.

It is a pilot project designed and being delivered by four countries, coordinated by Action With Communities in Rural Kent.

The partners are:

  • UK: Action with Communities in Rural Kent
  • UK: Diagrama Foundation UK
  • France: ASPP-Neo Humanys, Agen.
  • Sweden: Basta! Nykvarn
  • Spain: Fundacion Diagrama Psicosociale, Murcia.

WHAT DO THE PARTNERS DO IN THE PROJECT?

Each partner takes responsibility for one important element of the project. Each partner is recognised as being expert in their field so transfers good practice across the partnership.

Each partner hosts a Seminar on their particular theme and contributes to a new Model for Social Enterprise to influence future policy, locally, nationally and in Europe.

-    Sweden: Empowerment & Community Entrepreneurship
-    Spain: Community Integration
-    France: Social Franchising
-    UK: Not for Profit Sector Development to provide New Jobs for Young People

WHEN DID THE PROJECT START?

Work began on 26th of July 2011 and finishes on 25th of July 2012. It lasts for one year.

WHAT DOES THE PROJECT COST?

The EU Commission has awarded 237,604 Euros towards the overall project cost of 297,900 €. This represents approximately 80% of the total cost of delivering the project.

WHAT HAPPENS AT THE END OF THE PROJECT?

The Partners are working on a sound Mainstreaming Strategy to take forward the work of the project beyond its present funding. Watch this space for more information…. Or better still, book your place at the Final Seminar, “New Jobs for Young People” at The David Salomon’s Centre, Broomhill, Tunbridge Wells, Kent on Wednesday 20th of June 2012 so that you can share in the success of the current and future project. You can join us at “Contact Us” section.

Action with communities in Rural KentBasta!Association de Sauvegarde et promotion de la personneDiagrama EspañaDiagrama FoundationEuropean Comission