GRAINS understand the unique challenges faced by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the agrifood sector. Funded by the EU, our project is on a mission to empower and support organisations in their transition towards sustainability through specialised training programs, mentoring and coaching services and funding opportunities.

🔍 Read more about GRAINS¬†and¬†how your¬†organisation can benefit from it on¬†GRAINS website.

📚¬†Capacity-building on “Financial Tools for the Green Transition of Social Economy SMEs”:¬†
We succesfullly completed our first online training, a deep dive into challenges, opportunities, and inspiring case studies shaping the future of sustainble entreprises.
Whether you missed the session or simply want to revisit the valuable content, we’ve made¬†all training materials available for download¬†in the¬†website.¬†¬†Explore the insights, gain expertise, and stay tuned for more enriching sessions!
Calling all social economy organisations willing to share their knowledge and experience to empower social economy SMEs in agrifood. Check all details in our Opportunity Hub, apply before the 29th February 2024, and enter a pool of possible service providers that we will promote via our network to social economy SMEs who will win financial support by the project.
Very soon we’ll¬†launch of the call for the¬†Financial Facility Program‚ÄĒa golden opportunity for monetary support tailored to SMEs in the agrifood sector.

New capacity-building sessions¬†are on the horizon too! The next online training on “Access to Technology and Digitalization”¬† will be on the¬†26 March.¬†Registration will open very soon.

Keep a keen eye on our website and social media channels for the latest updates!

Embark on a journey towards sustainability with the launch of our GRAINS for a Greener Future multinational campaign. This initiative spans partner countries, uniting us in a shared mission to disseminate crucial information and inspirational content on the role of Social Economy in the Agrifood sector.

Share your own contents and join the #GRAINSforaGreenerFuture conversation!

✅¬†Not-to-miss news for SMEs in¬†agrifood within rural areas!¬†The brand new¬†¬†#RuralToolkit on EU funding¬†has just become available.¬†
Are you a local authority, NGO, institution, business or rural resident? Use this tool to pinpoint the most suitable EU funding opportunities for your specific needs.

✅¬†Save the date for the¬†EU CAP Network conference¬†‚ÄėEIP-AGRI Operational Groups: Innovation in Practice‚Äė.¬†
It will take place in Estoril, Portugal, from 6th to 8th May 2024. Interested in attending? Check all details on the EU CAP Network website.

✅¬†Watch the¬†“Going green with the social economy”¬†panel discussion.
If you are looking for valuable¬†learning materials, don’t miss this session of the second high-level conference of the OECD Global Action on Promoting Social and Solidarity Ecosystems.

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