Granting Estates without Heirs to Voluntary Activities for the Benefit of Children and Young People

Norwegian Children and Youth Council (LNU)
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Previously, the estates of deceased people without heirs were endowed to the State. From 2016, estates without heirs have been granted to voluntary activities for the benefit of children and young people. Civil society prganizations can apply for grants for projects that stimulate young people's participation in civil society. Projects that target children and young people with disabilities are prioritised.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

In the first three years of implementation, nearly 260 projects have been implemented.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

The yearly amount available has differed between 8,1 million Norwegian Kroner (NOK) and 24, 5 million Norwegian Kroner (NOK), depending on the size of estates deemed to be without heirs each year.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Norwegian Association of the Deaf's youth organization
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
YWCA-YMCA Guides and Scouts of Norway
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Press – Save the Children's youth organization
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: