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Apply for funding for youth hostels

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

If you want to modernize, refurbish or create accommodation for trainees in a youth hostel, you can receive funding from the Federal Employment Agency.

You can receive funding from the Federal Employment Agency for the conversion, modernization, extension, new construction and equipping of a youth hostel. It can support your project either as a pro rata interest subsidy or as a pro rata one-off grant.

You can receive funding for the following measures:

  • Conversions and modernization work such as:
    • Thermal insulation and other energy-saving measures
      • Note: Excluded are measures that can also generate income (e.g. solar systems or combined heat and power plants that also feed electricity into the public grid)
    • Elimination of structural defects
    • Improvement of the layout and functional processes of the apartments
    • Sound insulation measures
    • Improvement of water supply and disposal,
    • Improving the power supply
    • Accessibility measures
    • Internet access
    • Fire protection measures
    • Implementation of safety standards
  • New building
  • Extension of a hall of residence
  • New equipment

Special features for the respective form of grant:

Interest subsidy

You can receive an interest subsidy to reduce the cost of a loan. The relevant Operative Service at the Bochum Employment Agency will be happy to explain the specific calculation of the subsidy amount to you.

One-off subsidy

The amount of the subsidy is 35 percent and in special cases a maximum of 40 percent. The subsidy is limited in time.


Process flow
  • The application for funding for your youth hostel will be sent to you by the Bochum Employment Agency. Please contact the Operative Service of the Bochum Employment Agency (by telephone or electronically). The Bochum Employment Agency is your competent contact for all questions regarding funding.
  • You can submit the application to any other employment agency in Germany within the deadline, even informally. They will then forward your application to your contact person.
  • As soon as all the documents have been submitted and a decision has been made on your application, you will receive notification by post that your application has been approved or rejected.
Who should I contact?

Youth hostel support team at the Operative Service of the Bochum Employment Agency.

Competent authority

Youth hostel support team at the Operative Service of the Bochum Employment Agency.

Requirements

You can receive funding for a youth hostel from the Federal Employment Agency if you want to build, convert or modernize a hostel for trainees undergoing in-company vocational training. The following conditions apply:

  • You must operate the youth hostel yourself.
  • You may only operate the facility to cover costs.
  • Commercial operation with the aim of making a profit is not permitted.
  • You accept trainees from all sectors and from all backgrounds on an equal footing.
  • They grant trainees a discount of 10 percent in the hostel if they receive a vocational training allowance.
  • You are eligible for funding if you, as the organization responsible for the dormitory
    • a legal entity or
    • an association of independent welfare organizations or
    • a non-profit association.
  • Your total costs amount to at least EUR 100,000.
  • You must not have started the construction or conversion work yet, unless the employment agency has approved an exception in your case.
  • There is a long-term need for your youth hostel places for trainees.
  • You make an appropriate contribution of your own.
  • Your overall financing is secured.
  • If you want to offer new equipment, this must be connected to a construction project in order to be eligible for funding.
Which documents are required?
  • Declaration on the application
  • Proof of occupancy

Other necessary documents will be agreed individually.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

You must have submitted the application for a one-off grant by 30.06.2023.

If you would like to apply for an interest subsidy, you do not need to meet any deadlines.

Legal basis
Appeal
  • Objection
  • Action before an administrative court
Applications / forms

Forms available: Yes
Written form required: Yes
Informal application possible: Yes
Personal appearance necessary: No
Online services available: No

Author

Federal Employment Agency (BA

)
Forwarding service: Deep link to the original portal

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (BMAS)

Professionally released on

13.03.2023

Teaser

If you want to modernize, refurbish or create accommodation for trainees in a youth hostel, you can receive funding from the Federal Employment Agency.

Process flow

  • The application for funding for your youth hostel will be sent to you by the Bochum Employment Agency. Please contact the Operative Service of the Bochum Employment Agency (by telephone or electronically). The Bochum Employment Agency is your competent contact for all questions regarding funding.
  • You can submit the application to any other employment agency in Germany within the deadline, even informally. They will then forward your application to your contact person.
  • As soon as all the documents have been submitted and a decision has been made on your application, you will receive notification by post that your application has been approved or rejected.

Who should I contact?

Youth hostel support team at the Operative Service of the Bochum Employment Agency.

Competent authority

Youth hostel support team at the Operative Service of the Bochum Employment Agency.

Requirements

You can receive funding for a youth hostel from the Federal Employment Agency if you want to build, convert or modernize a hostel for trainees undergoing in-company vocational training. The following conditions apply:

  • You must operate the youth hostel yourself.
  • You may only operate the facility to cover costs.
  • Commercial operation with the aim of making a profit is not permitted.
  • You accept trainees from all sectors and from all backgrounds on an equal footing.
  • They grant trainees a discount of 10 percent in the hostel if they receive a vocational training allowance.
  • You are eligible for funding if you, as the organization responsible for the dormitory
    • a legal entity or
    • an association of independent welfare organizations or
    • a non-profit association.
  • Your total costs amount to at least EUR 100,000.
  • You must not have started the construction or conversion work yet, unless the employment agency has approved an exception in your case.
  • There is a long-term need for your youth hostel places for trainees.
  • You make an appropriate contribution of your own.
  • Your overall financing is secured.
  • If you want to offer new equipment, this must be connected to a construction project in order to be eligible for funding.

Which documents are required?

  • Declaration on the application
  • Proof of occupancy

Other necessary documents will be agreed individually.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

You must have submitted the application for a one-off grant by 30.06.2023.

If you would like to apply for an interest subsidy, you do not need to meet any deadlines.

Legal basis

Appeal

  • Objection
  • Action before an administrative court

Applications / forms

Forms available: Yes
Written form required: Yes
Informal application possible: Yes
Personal appearance necessary: No
Online services available: No

Author

Federal Employment Agency (BA

)
Forwarding service: Deep link to the original portal

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (BMAS)

Professionally released on

13.03.2023

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