In 2017-2019, the CoOp partners from Greece, Ireland, Norway, Poland and Romania we will:
Develop research-based knowledge on the SMEs’ and youth organizations’ collaboration, and on business’ capacity to invest in youth development, and education.
Develop innovative and attractive funding models & tools on CSR and fundraising, which can be used both by youth organizations and SMEs.
Identify and promote best practices and success stories on the SMEs’ and youth organizations’ partnerships, with the intention to start an European trend for such partnerships.
Propose valuable public policies for boosting the partnerships between SMEs and youth organizations, with the intention to start an European trend for such collaborations.
CoOP Studies on SMEs and Youth Organizations Cooperation
The main goal of the research was to collect relevant information that can be used by the CoOp partners in developing meaningful tools for youth organizations interested in enhancing their collaboration with Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) from their community.
The training toolkit aims to help youth organizations in improving the fundraising and CSR knowledge and skills of their youth workers and other staff, in order to get more support from SMEs for their projects. The toolkit includes comprehensive theory and workshop scenarios to gain fundraising and CSR knowledge & skills.