Open House for Youth Power Small Grants - deadline 15 March 2012

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youthpowerlogoYouth Power organises a two-day Open House focusing on the Youth Power Small Grants initiative, on Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 March 2012, at their Nicosia offices, from 9 am to 5 pm, in order to assist the applicants with the details of their proposals, as well as to inform newly interested parties, since 15 March 2012, the submission deadline for the Expression of Interest approaches. The Youth Power Small Grants aim to offer financial support to bicommunal activities proposed by organisations or informal groups. The Youth Power Small Grants Open House, taking place at the Youth Power offices (Ledra Palace Hotel, UN Buffer Zone) on Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 March, 2012, from 9 am to 5 pm aims to offer hands-on assistance to the applicants with the details of their proposals, as well as, to inform newly interested parties on the initiative, in order to increase everyone’s chances of making a successful pitch.

The first step of the application process, the submission of the Expression of Interest, closes on Thursday 15 March 2012, at 5 p.m. Promising projects will then be shortlisted and invited to present full proposals for the final selection. The Open House forms the culmination of an ongoing informational campaign which the Youth Power team has been undertaking since the beginning of February, through a series of face-to-face meetings with youth organisations and informal parties in the whole of Cyprus. Project Manager Sezis Thompson and Associate Project Manager Katerina Antoniou expressed their joy in witnessing the high interest that has been exhibited towards the Youth Power Small Grants and the willingness of the interested parties to work with Youth Power. “We are delighted to see this degree of interest, which is accompanied by a variety of innovative ideas and creative initiatives,” says Antoniou. Interested applicants are kindly requested to call and reserve a time slot during the Youth Power Small Grants Open House days, in order to enjoy the personalised assistance offered by the team.


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