Challenge Fund for Youth Employment in Sudan
Do you want to create jobs for youth, are you ready to scale up rapidly and are you looking for co-funding? If yes, then this call is for you!
The Challenge Fund for Youth Employment (CFYE) is calling upon Sudan-based organizations either from or focusing on the private sector or for solutions.
Call for Solutions
- Projects presented should show a clear pathway to job creation or improvement, whether the focus is on improving the supply of labor, creating more labor demand, matching youth to decent jobs, or – in combination with any of the previous criteria – sustaining jobs at risk.The comments below, based on own scoping research; can serve as guidelines for applicants while designing their ideas. Projects ideas that fall outside the scope outlined below will also be considered.
Creating new jobs:
- Medium-skilled jobs in growth sectors
- Digitization across sectors
- Matching jobsImproving jobs:
- Living income/wage
- Security in the workplace
- Social protection for families
- Prospects for personal development and social integration
- Equality of opportunity and treatment
- Adding PriorityServices:
- Digital Business Support Services
- Hospitality and Food Services
- ManufacturingEligibility Criteria
- Does applicant wish to submit a request for a grant for a project to create, match and/or improve decent employment for youth aged 18 to 35? Consortium:
- Are applicants or one of their consortium partners a private sector company? And are applicants or one of their consortium partners operating in Sudan?Size of project:
- Will the project match, create or improve decent employment for at least 250 youth? Will at least half of this employment be for young women?
- Is the grant that applicants are requesting €100,000 or more? And will the applicant or one of their partners be co-investing at least the same amount?Apply by 18th March.
For more information and application details, see; Challenge Fund for Youth Employment in Sudan