The Project-Incubator is Paideia’s 10-day summer program for supporting the development of new initiatives for European Jewish life, to date totaling over 220 projects throughout Europe, more than any other program. It provides some 8 hours of scheduled activities each day, including lectures, workshops, peer review as well as four hours of individual tutoring time for each participant during the program. The first European program of its kind, it is still by far the leading program for supporting social innovation in Jewish Europe.

The program is part of the European Jewish Fund Leadership Program at Paideia.


Empowering Activism

The Program is still by far the continent’s leading program for supporting social innovation in the Jewish sphere, promoting hundreds of projects throughout Europe and reaching hundreds of thousands of people all over the continent. It provides a step-by-step working process where participants go from the idea stage to realization. The curriculum includes sessions on project development, fundraising, Jewish content, individual tutoring, social activities and much more.


Target Groups

The Paideia Project-Incubator is a program for activists and innovators for European Jewish culture who want to develop projects in the educational, cultural, communal, intercultural and institutional fields.


Structure

Over ten days, the Paideia Project-Incubator provides a step-by-step working process – from the idea stage to realization – and includes workshops, seminars, individual tutoring time for each participant, peer-to-peer feedback sessions, and check-ins. The curriculum includes sessions on project development, fundraising, Jewish content, individual tutoring, social activities and much more. There are eight hours of scheduled activities each day, cultural and social programming at night.


Tutors and staff


Staff and guests for the Paideia Project-Incubaor are professionals from organizations in the field of social Jewish entrepreneurship from Europe, Israel, and the US.

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Apply

The application for the 2020 Paideia Project-Incubator will open in February 2020.

If you have questions regarding the application or the acceptance process, please contact us at info@paideia-eu.org.

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