03 March 2014

Call for partners: PRISMA, Erasmus+ (KA1) project in Romania

GEYC is looking for partners from European and neighboring countries for PRISMA (Projects: Resources, Insights and Management - a Social Media Approach) project which will take place in Romania. The application will be submitted under Erasmus+ program, KA1 to the Romanian National Agency for the 17th of March deadline.

The project
PRISMA is an intensive training project in the field of project management and social media. The participants will experiment how they could improve their projects' efficiency through social media tools.

- to empower the participants in using social media tools for project management (collaborative work, time management, internal communication, visibility);
- to create a European network of organisations interested in developing their capacity through social media tools;
- to promote Erasmus+ framework in order to encourage participants to deve
lop future projects together;
- promoting cultural diversity in an European context;

Main activities:
- a training course for 20-30 participants (2-4 participants per organisation, 5-15 partner organisations) held between November, 29th and December, 7th in Bucharest, Romania;
- a local multiplication campaign (each partner organisation will have to organize at least one dissemination event at local level in order to promote at least one of the resources they experimented during the training course to at least 20 participants for minimum 2 hours) held at local level from December 2014 till April 2015;
- a final seminar to present the local multiplication results, to experiment the activities in a European Youth Capital (Cluj-Napoca), to set up a European network with stakeholders and to plan future projects. The event will be hosted from 16th to 20th of April 2015 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania (European Youth Capital in 2015) being invited 1-2 representatives of each partner organisation;

Target group
Youth workers, project managers, youth leaders (over 18) from European and neighboring countries (check out the Program guide for a complete list, page 24). Partner organisation should be ready to take part in all activities mentioned above.
We can accept one Romanian partner organisation only if they are established in Cluj-Napoca (or nearby).

Eligible partner organisations:
- a non-profit organisation, association, NGO;
- a European Youth NGO;
- a social enterprise;
- a public body at local level;
- a group of young people active in youth work but not necessarily in the context of a youth organisation (i.e. informal group of young people).
- a public body at regional or national level;
- an association of regions;
- a European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation;
- a profit-making body active in Corporate Social Responsibility.

The organizer
Group of the European Youth for Change - GEYC is a Romanian NGO whose mission is to empower young people to change their community. GEYC is a member of Advisory Council on Youth of the Ministry of Youth and Sport (Romanian Government). 
Our Facebook page aims to be an informative portal for young people providing valuable content in the following fields: news, education, entrepreneurship, responsibility, human rights, Romanian culture and civilization, Culture and intercultural dialogue and entertainment. 
GEYC launched and coordinates GEYC Resources Center, an online center of resources aimed to offer a wide variety of online free tools about multimedia and social media topics aimed to help both individuals and organizations in their work. 
Partnerships: GEYC has a close partnership with the following public institutions: European Commission Representation in Romania, European Parliament Information Office in Romania, Ministry of Youth and Sport (Romanian Government), Bucharest City Hall and 1st District of Bucharest City Hall.

Financial aspects
GEYC with the financial support of the European Commission through Erasmus+ program will cover the following costs:
- food, accommodation and training activities (100%);
- transport costs will be reimbursed on a lump sum basis (check out the Program guide for the exact amounts, page 74) - participants will need to advance the transport costs;
The organizer will not require any participation fee for this project!

Application procedure (deadline: March, 13th)
Step 1: Download, fill in, print, sign, stamp, scan it (a single pdf file is preferred) the mandate document and send it back to office@geyc.ro, Subject: "[PRISMA] - Country, Organisation name" (please check the e-mail subject because if it does not respect the indicated format, we will not be able to receive it!)
Step 2: Fill in this application form

Please make sure you complete the both steps by March, 13th, 2014!
By March 18th, we will inform all selected partners. Incomplete applications can not be selected. 

If you need to contact us, send us a message through the Contact form or through Facebook (as a private message). In both cases, mention you are interested to apply for PRISMA project.