An-Najah and Nablus Chamber of Commerce & Industry Hold Sub-Grants Introductory Session
On Wednesday, June 09, 2021, An-Najah National University(ANNU) in cooperation with Nablus Chamber of Commerce and Industry(NCCI) as technical partners of MoreThanAJob project "Reinforcing social and solidarity economy for the unemployed, uneducated and refugees" organized an introductory session for MoreThanAJob sub grants.
As part of MoreThanAJob project activities, NCCI announced the launching of two funded sub grants competition of collaborative projects between actors of the Social and Solidarity Economy and Public Administrations for the development of innovative social schemes in Palestine for Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) entities.
The grant size will be 20,000 euros per proposal. Accordingly, An-Najah University and Nablus Chamber of Commerce and Industry have conducted an introductory session for the call of sub-grants which targeted the Social Solidarity Economy ‘SSE’ institutions and entities in cooperation with the Public Administration ‘PA’ directorates and ministries in Palestine.
The call is open to social and solidarity economy actors, such as third sector entities and profit organizations, provided that their participation is non-profit. Potential candidates must have their legal and operational headquarters in the West Bank.
The activity was attended by around 50 representatives from various institutions and ministries that work in the field of employment and with the vulnerable groups.
During the event, the process for application, evaluation, selection and award of grants to those who are interested in applying for funding under this call has been discussed. This meeting set out the rules for the submission, selection and implementation of the actions financed under this call, which are applicable to the present call available at: http://www.enicbcmed.eu/morethanajob-project-issues-call-sub-grants-support-cooperation-between-social-and-solidarity.
Among the several issues discussed, a special attention has been given to identify MoreThanAJob Project, and its general framework, and main priorities. Furthermore, social schemes were outlined and delivered in a simplified way.
The participants identified the topics of proposals that meet the project social schemes including, health and counselling services, education and training, vocational guidance and employment support and culture and participation. They also established lines of communication between public administrations and social and solidarity economy actors.