- Program Civil Society
- Program Area Special Initiatives
- Grant Amount $200,000
- Grant Period January 1, 2021–December 31, 2022
- Location Berlin, Germany
- Geographic Focus Europe
About this grant
The project goal is to bring about sustainable change in local communities across Europe through innovative approaches to youth empowerment and community development. The International Academy Berlin for Innovative Pedagogy, Psychology and Economy gGmbH provides technical assistance, organizes networking opportunities and coordinates joint initiatives for the Youth Empowerment Partnership Programme, a Europe-wide network of community-based youth projects. During 2019-2020, the grantee supported 46 local program sites and project partners across 19 European countries. The grantee provided direct technical assistance to local program sites in the network, trained young people and community stakeholders on a range of topics and organized international networking opportunities for young people and practitioners. The International Academy of Berlin for Innovative Pedagogy, Psychology and Economy gGmbH, based in Berlin, Germany, and its partners secured significant European Commission funding for a range of projects.