The Balkans Youth: Linking Education, Abilities and Partnership Potential in Regional Employment Practice (BY LEAP) project announces the list of supported projects of small-scale civil society organizations within the Small Grants programme.

The objective of this Call was to support innovative youth entrepreneurship initiatives, empower grass root civil society organisations to make a substantial contribution to youth entrepreneurship issues through mentoring, training and advocacy, as well as to facilitate the transformation pathways of smaller entrepreneurial initiatives into sustainable SMEs.

The BY LEAP team has received 170 project proposals during the application period. The high number of proposals showcases the readiness of civil society actors to take part in innovative employment and entrepreneurship initiatives.

Due to the limited funds available, and after a comprehensive and detailed evaluation process, the following projects have been selected for support in the 2021/2022 cycle:

Name of the Applicant Name of the project Country
1. GO2 Youth employment: from handicrafts to digital marketing Albania
2. SOEK-in Association with MEDPAK Employment of youth in their birth place – challenge for us.
3. The Center for Lifelong Learning Development of the Youth Entrepreneurial Mentality Bosnia and Herzegovina
4. Tuzla Community Foundation Youth Social Change Makers as Entrepreneurs
5. NGO “Centre for development of entrepreneurial society” InnODev – Innovations for Our Development Montenegro
6. “Center for Entrepreneurship – NGO Enterprise” “Entrepreneurship is my choice”
7. Business Improvement Organisation Montenegro – BIOM“ Entrepreneurship is a lifystyle
8. Center for Youth Activism CYA krik Entrepreneur-up your self! North Macedonia
9. Association of citizens Youth can HOBBYZ – Hobby to business
10. Educational Centre Krusevac New industry – Supporting youth digital entrepreneurship Serbia
11. Citizens’ Association “Vision” Pirot Be an entrepreneur!
12. SEDEFED Empowering Sectoral Entrepreneurship Turkey
13. Pancar Derneği Green Focus for EntreComp
14. KALBEN Entrepreneurship 4 ALL

The BY LEAP team sincerely thanks all the applicants for their interest in the Programme, and the time and effort they invested in the preparation of the applications.