GENERAL INFORMATION about ACHIEVERS
Achievers is a funding initiative being launched by the
Parliamentary Secretariat for Parliamentary Secretary for Reforms, Citizenship
and Simplification of Administrative Processes within the Office of the Prime
Minister and is aimed towards Local Councils, Regional Councils and Voluntary
Whilst the Government embraces a harm-reduction approach,
when it comes to the cannabis reform it still believes that young people need
to be informed and educated about addictive substance use and misuse.
As a result, a scheme has been developed with the aim of
engaging young people to design and implement community-based interventions and
initiatives to prevent or delay the onset of substance misuse.
The initiative will call on young people to propose projects
which would at least have one of the following objectives:
to enhance young people’s awareness and understanding of the harmful social and
health effects of addictive substances; and
to contribute to healthier and safer communities by improving the wellbeing of
The scheme has a financial allocation of €90,000 and the
maximum budget allocated to each initiative is of €3,000.
WHEN AND WHERE TO APPLY
Deadline of submission of e-application is noon, 28th January 2020.
E-applications must be submitted to the Parliamentary Secretariat for Parliamentary Secretary for Reforms, Citizenship and Simplification of Administrative Processes through the VO Funding Portal.
For more information on the Achievers Scheme contact the Parliamentary Secretariat for Parliamentary Secretary for Reforms, Citizenship and Simplification of Administrative Processes on email@example.com.