Application procedure: Concept Note
Donor base: United States
Reference number: CEF/MKD/2022/010
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 30.01.2023

Financial details

Grant size: Medium - up to $1,000,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: -
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Children & Youth
  • Climate Change
  • Governance & Democracy
  • Research, Technology & Innovation

Project Locations

  1. Europe

      North Macedonia


1) Objective

The expected results are:

• Propose methodology for implementation of innovation camps targeting young people i.e., university students aged 18 to 22 years.
• Implementation of at least six Innovation camps and promotion of the programme among universities to encourage innovative ideas for climate action and environment protection.
• Enhance collaboration between the young people and the private sector to support the sustainability of their innovative ideas for climate action and environment protection.
• Empower young people to be active citizens in their community and use the democratic mechanism within their community to advocate for their innovative projects to get support and be recognized in the municipality and wider community.
• Ensure alignment and synergy with the other engagement and innovative initiatives of the programme that help young people to become active agents of change and creative professionals who have the skills to foster innovation, creativity, collaboration, and inquiry.

Expected results:
– At least 25 young people per innovation camp actively participated and provided innovative solutions
– Connection with the private sector is established to ensure collaboration, knowledge sharing and sustainability of the most promising innovative ideas.
– Capacity building and mentorship activities with the education community (teachers and university professors) are established to explore the implementation of innovative ideas into academic practices.
– Young people from vulnerable communities are encouraged and provided with an opportunity to actively participate in innovation camps.

2) Eligibility

NGOs must have sector and country experience.

3) Location

Actions must take place in North Macedonia.

4) Budget

The approximative duration of the intervention is between 9 and 11 months. The grant size is not mentioned.

5) Application

The application deadline is 30 January 2023. A concept note must be submitted via the online application portal.

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