Youth Empowerment

Youth Empowerment and Entrepreneurial Revolution

Development of innovative tailor-made curriculum and training modules for entrepreneurship of young people from NEET’s group.

Program: KA205 – Strategic Partnerships for youth

Cofinanced: European union – Erasmus+

Lead partner: SOS Children’s Villages Serbia

Partners: ACT Group, ITC Murska Sobota

Erasmus+ cofinancing: 40.880,00 €

Duration: 01.10.2018. – 31.05.2019.

Main result: innovative tailor-made curriculum and training modules for entrepreneurship of young people from NEET’s group.


For the community - volunteer intervention teams

For the community - volunteer intervention teams

Establishing, training and equipping of functional volunteer teams to act in crisis situations.

Program: Efficient Human Resources 2014-2020

Support:European union through European Social Fund; Government of Croatia – Office for cooperation with NGOs

Lead partner: ACT Group

Partners: The Red Cross Society of Čakovec, Čakovec High School

Total budget and ESF cofinancing: 928.292,92 Kn

Duration: 01.08.2017. – 31.01.2019.

Main result:trained and equipped intervention volunteer teams


Women Forward

Women Forward

Launching a platform that, in an accessible, understandable and fast way, brings all relevant information about (women) entrepreneurship in Croatia.

Support: Embassy of the United States of America in Croatia

Lead partner: Impact Hub Zagreb

Partners: ACT Group, SEE Regional Advisors Ltd

Budget: $ 32.444,00

US Embassy cofinancing: $ 19.989,00

Trajanje: 01.08.2017. – 31.03.2018.

Main result: Aurora.hr, online one-stop shop for Croatian female entrepreneurs; supporting community established


VolontirAJMO

VolontirAJMO - strengthening the capacity of local communities for volunteering

 

Strengthening the capacity of  volunteer organizations for planing, creating and implementing quality and sustainable volunteer programs.

Program:Efficient Human Resources 2014 – 2020

Support: European union through European Social Fund; Government of Croatia – Office for cooperation with NGOs

Lead partner: Network of associations Zagor

Partners: ACT Group; Volunteer centar Zagreb; Association „Our Children“ Zabok; Krapina-Zagorj County; LAG Zagorje – Sutla; School for art, design, graphics and clothes Zabok; Janko Leskovar Elementary School

Total budget and ESF financing: 704.473,28 Kn

Duration: 01.06.2017. – 30.11.2018.

Main result: public campaign, empowered volunteer organizers


SURFACE

SURFACE - Smart Urban Reuse Flagship Alliances in Central Europe

Development of smart reuse-parks 

Program: INTERREG CENTRAL EUROPE

Support: European union through European Regional Development Fund; Government of Croatia – Office for cooperation with NGOs

Lead partner: Waste Management Association Mid-Tyrol

Partners: ACT Group; REUSE center; Province of Rimini; Insieme Social Enterprise; ZAK Wastemanagement GmbH; Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship; Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. For Applied Research; Reuse and Recycling European Union Social Enterprises; IURS -Institute for Sustainable Development of Settlements

Total budget: 2.160.000,00 €

ERDF cofinancing: € 87.890,00

Government Office cofinancing: € 15.510,00

Duration: 01.07.2017. – 30.06.2020.

Main result: established multi-stakeholder based Smart Re-Use Parks and established harmonised and evidence-based decision making in the field of waste prevention and reuse

Web: https://www.interreg-central.eu/Content.Node/SURFACE.html


RISE

RISE - Realities in Social Enterprise

Mapping and researching failed socio-entrepreneurial ventures in EU to learn key lessons and transfer them to a new educational program for social enterprises.

Program: KA2 Strategic Partnership

Support: European union through Erasmus+ Program

Lead partner: PARTAS

Partners: ACT Group; Connect – association for promotion of active citizenship

Erasmus+ cofinancing: € 111.250,00

Duration: 01.10.2017. – 30.09.2019.

Main result: new educational curriculum for social enterprises based on practice experiences created and disseminated, training for trainers organized


PRESS

PRESS - PRomoting European Social economy Strategies and social entrepreneurship  for inclusion of disadvantaged women in labour market

Strengthening the dialogue between state institutions and social economy organizations in order to contribute to the fight against poverty and social exclusion, especially Roma women.

Program: Erasmus + KA2 Strategic Partnership

Support: European union through Erasmus+ Program

Lead partner: Galileo Progetti Nonprofit Kft.

Partners: ENSIE – European Network of Social Integration Enterprises; FAEDEI; A3S – Associação para o Empreendedorismo Social e a Sustentabilidade do Terceiro ; ULISSE – Cooperativa Sociale – S.C. a R.L. ONLUS; RES – Réseau d’Entreprises Sociales; ACT Grupa (in close cooperation with Government Office for Human Righs and Rights of National Minorities) 

Erasmus+ cofinancing: € 704.956,00

Duration: 01.12.2016. – 31.05.2018.

Main result:800 people participated in five-day training, 6 study visits and various public events (debates, discussions, roundtables, conferences)


Pop-up rural social-innovative hubs

Pop-up rural social-innovative hubs

The project through the cooperation of higher education institutions, civil society organizations, students and local people in the specific rural communities of Međimurje and Split-Dalmatia County develops, tests and validates an inclusive and participative program of socially beneficial learning in the field of sustainable rural development.

Program: Efficient Human Resources 2014-2020

Support: European Union through European Social Fund; Government of Croatia – Office for cooperation with CSOs

Lead partner: LAG Međimurski bregi i doli

Partneri: ACT Group, LAG Škoji, VERN University, Križevci College of Agriculture, Faculty of Organization and Informatics

Budget: 1.194.848,89 Kn

ESF cofinancing: 1.015.621,56 Kn

Duration: 19.03.2018. – 19.03.2020.

Main result:developed and tested methodology and models of pop-up rural hubs for social innovation and (micro) entrepreneurship

Web: www.ruralhubs.net; www.facebook.com/RuralniHubovi


New Media Cross-Border

New Media Cross-Border - Transdisciplinarity and new media culture in the development of cross-border area

 

Creating a dynamic cross-border area with intense interactions between development actors and interested parties on both sides of the border in the area of new media culture, transdisciplinary art, sustainable development and new models of joint creation.

Program: OP SI-HR 2007-2013

Support: European union through European Regional Development Fund

Lead partner: Autonomous center – ACT (ACT Group today)

Partners: Association for Culture and Education KIBLA; ONEJ – Association of the Prekmurje initiative; Youth Association Varaždin Underground Club

EFRR cofinancing: 257.508,03 €

Duration: 01.04.2011. – 31.03.2013.

Main result: There were 10 festivals, 10 art interventions, 4 exhibitions, 4 conferences, 4 resident programs. Activities for 12 actors in the culture of the new media have been implemented, which by their engagement have actively contributed to the achievement of the general objective and have influenced the cross-border change of ideas, the development of new projects and the development of artistic and socially-engaged programs.


On the Waves of Volunteering

On the Waves of Volunteering - Infrastructure for Strong and Connected Communities

Increasing the capacity of volunteer organizers - CSOs and public institutions for the quality management of volunteering programs to improve services of general interest.

Program:OP Human Resources Development  2014-2020

Support: European union through European Social Fund; Government of the Republic of Croatia – Office for cooperation with CSOs

Lead partner: Volonterski centar Zagreb

Partners: ACT Group; Local Democracy Agency; Association for promotion of IT, culture and coexistance – IKS; Network of associations Zagor; Nursing Home Centar; Croatian Center for  Volunteering Development

Total project value and ESF financing: 697.924,69 Kn

Duration: 01.11.2017. – 31.05.2019.

Main result: strengthened capacity of volunteer organizers and built infrastructure for strong and connected communities