Terms of Reference (ToR) – External Evaluation of the project
|Fostering Sustainable Organizational Development for CSOs in Kosovo||Reference:
|Contract No. 2018/399-748||Action timeline: 01/09/2018 – 31/12/2021|
Financial Mentoring and Support to CSOs
Contracting Authority: Forum for Civic Initiatives
Funded by: EU Office in Kosovo
Date of Publication: 12/01/2022
Closing Time: 09.03.2022 22:00
Address for Submission: firstname.lastname@example.org
This exercise aims to conduct an external evaluation on the performance of the EU-funded project titled “Accelerating self-employment and entrepreneurship in Kosovo” implemented by Forum for Civic Initiatives and Link Campus University. The output from this evaluation will be used for internal reflection and to target more accurately activities by FIQ in future interventions.
The project “Accelerating self-employment and entrepreneurship in Kosovo is an EU-funded project implemented by Forum for Civic Initiatives and Link Campus University. The overall objective of the project is to promote youth social entrepreneurship by empowering innovative entrepreneurship approaches, designed to focus on creating high-growth start-ups that can be scaled up to generate local employment and contribute to local sustainable economic development. The overall budget for 25 months of the project was 301,924.00 EUR. These funds have been committed via project grants to 20 startups throughout Kosovo.
1.1 At least 100 young selected for the Start-Up Program.
1.2 At least 1 large-scale social media campaign is implemented
1.3 At Least 7 info sessions were held in 7 municipalities
3.2 Each funded start-up is assigned an expert mentor
3.3 1 policy paper on best options for addressing youth through ALMMS development
The main deliverable/outputs of the scheme are attached to this ToR as Annex I.
For the projects of this scope and size, FIQ envisages external evaluations. The purpose is to take stock of the action delivery and achievements against contractual obligations and use findings for future activities. Hence, the project proposal and its budget have foreseen that the project conducts an external evaluation.