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Project Implementation Glossary: a Handy Guide

Project Implementation Glossary: a Handy Guide 640 426 Sophia Raineri

When implementing Erasmus+ projects it can be hard to get your head around the several specific terms and acronyms that are used on a daily basis, especially if you’re a newby! Hence, thanks to our extensive experience in project implementation, we decided to create a glossary for project managers to learn the most important terminology…

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LGBTQI+ Rights are Human Rights

LGBTQI+ Rights are Human Rights 640 359 Sophia Raineri

Today a video on Lithuanian social media showed a group of men vandalizing the rainbow flag, symbol of the LGBTQI+ community. The description and subtitles state that ‘no ideology can be higher than the concept of family […] that is the union of a man and a woman’. This statement shows just how much work…

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Word and Excel Tips for Project Writing

Word and Excel Tips for Project Writing 640 426 Active Youth

Word and Excel are helpful platforms that can be used to store different data sets and organize them efficiently. They offer a wide range of features, but most people only know the basics. Hence, we would like to share a few easy tricks that can be used on Word and Excel to improve and optimize…

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Erasmus+ KA2 Capacity Building / CBY Project Application Tips

Erasmus+ KA2 Capacity Building / CBY Project Application Tips 1400 731 Gedas Kondrackis

Erasmus+ KA2 Capacity Building in the Field of Youth (CBY) projects are unique. First, they allow a very wide range of topics and activities. Second, they connect European NGOs with their peers globally* (unlike other Erasmus+ project calls). However, the competition is continent-wide. So, how to beat that with your CBY project application? *CBY consortiums…

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Your Network is your Net Worth: 3 tools to get the most out of Active Youth

Your Network is your Net Worth: 3 tools to get the most out of Active Youth 640 427 Sophia Raineri

We are Active Youth – a Lithuanian for-purpose organization aiming to create social, cultural, and educational impact for groups and communities in need through national and international projects, events,  youth mobilities, and training. Thanks to our constant international work, we have built a strong network of worldwide stakeholders, which we cherish with pride. We believe…

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NGO Emailing: newsletters that deliver results

NGO Emailing: newsletters that deliver results 1900 1267 Active Youth

This autumn our newsletter open rate has risen from around 30% to more than 40% – a result, which could be considered an achievement for any organization. Us being us, we have decided to share our insights with the community. Est. reading time: ~5 fruitful minutes How to increase the email open rate? Naturally, your decision whether to…

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How to Make Project Budget in 3 Steps

How to Make Project Budget in 3 Steps 1400 912 Gedas Kondrackis

Are you also wondering how to make project budget? It might seem a daunting task. And, we feel you! That’s because there are a lot of blank spaces in project budgets at the beginning. Which might be no better than looking at an uncharted map. Gladly, there is a fool-proof way to go about this…

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How to Write Project Proposal Better

How to Write Project Proposal Better 1400 722 Gedas Kondrackis

Lots of people are wondering how to write project proposal (in this case we will talk about project proposals for various social initiatives). Before we start discussing all dos & don’ts, let us be honest – it is not a simple thing to do. Our association has written hundreds of various project proposals, yet we…

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Project Proposal Example

Project Proposal Example 1400 824 Gedas Kondrackis

Project Proposal Example This post includes a project proposal example of Erasmus+ KA220 application. Our association has been writing project proposals for various EU and EEA project calls since 2014. Fortunately for us, we’ve been rather successful at that (with a funding approval rate of about 80%). So, how did we achieve that? Early on…

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Top 6 NGOs in Lithuania

Top 6 NGOs in Lithuania 626 417 Active Youth

This post about NGOs in Lithuania was last updated in April 2022. This post is for those, who are either: 1) looking for a partner NGO; or 2) are willing to join an NGOs in Lithuania as staff/volunteers. First, what is an NGO? NGO in short is a non-governmental organization. It usually doesn’t seek profit…

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