Pathways to Youth Empowerment and Self-Reliance in Jordan

Grant Name
Pathways to Youth Empowerment and Self-Reliance in Jordan
Funder
Novo Nordisk Fonden
Location
Denmark
Research Area
At-Risk Children or Youth
Minority Social or Economic Services
Refugees
Social Sciences
Deadline
August 10, 2021 (Expired)
Grant Size
Upper 10,000,000 krNOK Lower 2,000,000 krNOK The Foundation is making a total of DKK 40 million available for this open call for applications.Applications may be submitted for two types of grants:1. Grants for intervention and activity-based projects in Jordan - applicants may apply for DKK 5-10 million for such initiatives, which must be thoroughly evaluated. A suitable proportion of the budget should be allocated to evaluation and learning2. Research and evaluation grants - applicants may apply for DKK 2-5 million for such projects.Both types of projects may last for up to three years, starting between November 2020 and October 2021.Applicants may apply for a grant to pay for the following eligible project expenses:- Salaries for all people employed by the project including, but not limited to, project staff, technical staff, coordinators, management, controllers, advisers, drivers and security personnel etc.- Operating costs: direct expenses for developing, implementing and operating the project including materials, utensils, services, data collection, analysis etc. directly related to the executing the project- Equipment that is directly related to executing the project- Travel, conferences, learning and knowledge sharing opportunities: to cover expenses for travel, research exchange, housing and registration for conferences that are relevant to the proposed project- Publications: project-related policy papers, articles, posters and other dissemination that originate from the project- Communication and outreach in the form of conferences, books, articles and other dissemination directly related to the project- Consumables, materials, services etc., directly related to the project- Evaluation.Administrative support may account for a maximum of five percent of the total budget and must be included therein.
Contact Info
Anders Bager, Project Manager aba@novo.dk
Susanne Schou, Grant Manager ssch@novo.dk
Website
Eligibility
Organisations and institutions registered in Denmark, specifically documented with a Danish CVR number, may apply.
Description
With this open call for applications, the Novo Nordisk Foundation aims to support initiatives and actions to enhance the social and economic empowerment and self-reliance of young Syrian refugees and other conflict-affected and vulnerable youth in Jordan. The Foundation aims to promote social and economic empowerment of youth and strengthened youth engagement in building resilience in their communities.The Foundation encourages pioneering projects that seek new solutions for young Syrian refugees and other conflict-affected youth. Similarly, the Foundation urges researchers to widen the knowledge base of new approaches and best practices in a field were evidence is scarce.The Pathways to Youth Empowerment and Self-Reliance open call for applications is thematically anchored in the areas of education and livelihoods and geographically anchored in Jordan.Applications can cover all areas of humanitarian interventions including system support, service delivery, rigid evaluations and pioneering approaches to humanitarian financing initiatives. The Foundation encourages applicants to consider aspects of localisation and capacity-building when applying for a grant in this open call.In accordance with the most recent Jordan Response Plan for the Syrian Crisis, the main target groups for this open call for applications are Syrian refugees and other conflict-affected and vulnerable youth in Jordan.The overall expected result of the call for applications is to enhance the social and economic empowerment and self-reliance of young Syrian refugees and other conflict-affected youth in Jordan. Three objectives (an education objective, a livelihood objective and a knowledge objective) are defined and will individually, or in synergy with other objectives, lead to the overall expected result. Applicants are requested to state the objective or objectives under which they are applying for funding.The project may be an independent, delimited project or part of a larger project that receives support from other sources. Eligibility Organisations and institutions registered in Denmark, specifically documented with a Danish CVR number, may apply.

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