The main objectives of the project are:
- to improve the capacity, skills and know-how of youth workers in youth organizations in Baltic States on topics related to social impact management (impact tracking, measurement, evaluation and communication);
- to promote the importance and approaches of social impact management in youth organizations among policy makers and stakeholders in Baltic countries by creating practical, user-friendly impact management tools and policy recommendations and implementing non-formal education learning and experience sharing events for youth organizations.
The main activities will include:
- 2 social impact management transnational learning events in Latvia and Estonia;
- 4 practical, user-friendly social impact management publications: a best practice compilation, a toolbox, communication guidelines and a set of policy recommendations. Publications will be available in 4 languages: ENG, LV, EE, LT;
- 6 multiplier events in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania for various youth work related audiences;
- communication and dissemination of results activities which will reach at least 50 000 people across Baltic States.
Expected results of the project:
- 155 youth workers (staff and volunteers) of youth organizations in Baltic States have improved their capacity, skills and know-how about social impact management (impact tracking, planning, measurement, evaluation and communication) through participating in transnational learning events (50) and multiplier events (105) of the project, and feel confident and motivated to use the new skills and know-how in practice;
- 40 youth policy and youth social entrepreneurship stakeholders, policy makers, decision makers and ecosystem enablers in Baltic States have gained insights and knowledge about impact management in youth organizations in Baltic States through participating in multiplier events, and are willing and motivated to use the knowledge, tools and policy recommendations created in the project to promote quality and efficiency of larger youth systems on a local, national and Baltic States level;
- 300 youth workers (staff and volunteers) of youth organizations in Baltic States and 100 youth policy and youth social entrepreneurship stakeholders, policy makers, decision makers and ecosystem enablers in Baltic States have gained knowledge about and used the tools and publications created in the project (direct communication, downloads, views)
- 50 000 people have been reached and informed about the importance of the work of youth organizations as well as project activities, results and outcomes through project communication and dissemination of results activities in all 3 Baltic States (social media audience, newsletters, partner network reach, presentations in other events etc).
The project has been co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union (KA205 – Strategic Partnerships for youth).