Groupements of Createurs Entrepreneurs Team
Name of the operator responsible for the initiative:
01 64 13 82 79
Name of the structure
ASSOCIATION NATIONALE DES GROUPEMENTS DE CREATEURS
Principal objective of the initiative
Long term unemployed people,People living in deprived communities,Young people
Principal intentions of the initiative
Duration of the initiative
The Groupement of Createurs program is an on-going initiative.
- Building awareness among unqualified and disadvantaged people about developing their own small business as an alternative to finding a job - Encouraging disadvantaged people to trust in their ability to come up with good ideas and to carry out their own projects - Fostering beneficiaries self-esteem, self-confidence and autonomy of action - Providing beneficiaries with the opportunity to have access to an academic program in business management.
The Groupement of Createurs program is organised in two phases, that are conducted by one counsellor who works in partnership with other organisations: The emergence phase and the training phase
Geographical coverage of the initiative
13 Groupements of Createurs are now in operation in France in 8 different regions: Ile-de-France, Basse-Normandie, Languedoc-Roussillon, Midi-Pyrenees, Bretagne, Rhone-Alpes, La Reunion, Guadeloupe. A Groupement of Createurs was also launched in Montreal (Canada) in 2009.
Year in which initiative was launched
Number of beneficiaries
Stakeholders involved in the initiative
The Groupement of Createurs program stands at the crossroads of different stakes : employment, social inclusion of young and disadvantaged people, underprivileged areas economic development. Therefore, the Groupement of Createurs are supported by a wide
Impacts on target populations
73% of the beneficiaries who have obtained their DUCA have either found a job or launched their own business one year after the end of the Training Phase. The Groupements of Createurs are involved in a national evaluation program conducted by a team of CNRS and JPAL researchers. The results should be published in 2014. The aim of this evaluation is not only to measure the impact of the Groupements of Createurs on social inclusion but also on the autonomy of the beneficiairies.
The Groupements of Createurs have a new website where interviews of beneficiaries can be found : www.groupement-de-createurs.fr.