The network’s member foundations, which were originally established by social economy entities, intend, through their combined action, to further the social goals of their founders and promote the social economy throughout the European Union.
The European Network of the Foundations for Social Economy is an international not for profit (...)
In the current context of economic crisis, youth unemployment continues to rise everywhere in Europe. This worrying trend had encouraged the European Network of Foundations for Social Economy to launch, in 2011, a European Prize throughout the European Union entitled "For youth employment in the Social Economy". Its goal is to identify and encourage exemplary entrepreneurial initiatives which can be deployed in other European countries as well.
On 15 March 2013, PEFONDES gives a Euro-Mediterranean dimension to its action by launching the second edition of its European Prize, which seeks to reward a young social economy enterprise, which was set up by young people and has created employment for young people in the European Union or in Morocco.
The rules and the application form can be downloaded below from March 15, 2013 onwards.
IMPORTANT: The completed application form must be returned by June 15, 2013 at the latest to email@example.com !
Comprised of international experts, the jury will be meeting in December 2013 to select a winning enterprise, which will receive a prize of €5,000.
The assessment criteria for the selection of the winning enterprise are as follows:
The scope for the multiplication of the entrepreneurial initiative in other countries of the European Union and in Morocco; The number, quality and longevity of the jobs created for young people; The degree of social and/or technological innovation; The level of compliance with the principles of the social economy; The incorporation of environmental best practices within the enterprise; The operational and financial capacity of the enterprise.
Thank you for helping us in circulating this call for applications across the European Union and in Morocco. To enable you to do so, you can download the press release as well as the poster and flyer of the Prize below.
This initiative is organised within the framework of the European Year of Citizens 2013