Capital Stages: A Device To Support The Companies Of The Grand-Est

The Grand-Est Region has opted to set up a scheme called “capital stages” to support companies. In addition to providing financial assistance to the companies concerned, this scheme also helps young interns continue their tutoring to facilitate their professional integration.

It targets very small companies, SMEs, the construction and public works sector, the industry as well as companies in the social and solidarity economy. Focus on these lines for more details. So, without further ado, let’s get into this blog and learn more and this subject.

The objective of the capital internship scheme


The main objective of this scheme is to support the training of young people and to help companies financially in taking charge of the tutoring of trainees during this period of crisis, particularly since the appearance of the pandemic.

With its skills in terms of guidance and training, the system mainly favors young people in their search for internships or jobs. It allows companies to accompany them in their professional integration process by proposing a regional action plan on the one hand.

On the other hand, the device finances the VSEs and the SMEs in the sector of the BTP, the industry, the industrial tertiary, and the services to the companies, thus supporting the reception of the trainees within these said establishments.

In addition, all associations working in the field of economy and employing permanent employees and any structure carrying out activities related to a social and solidarity economy are also concerned.

The beneficiaries of the support of this device

Currently, about 200 companies and associations benefit from the Capital Internship scheme in the Grand Est Region. These companies must host at least two interns, including students doing an internship in one of the sectors mentioned above, the duration of which varies from a minimum of 2 months to a maximum of 6 months.

The companies receive this grant only once during the whole scheme. The aid is offered after a written request is sent by the companies and associations that want to benefit from it. After analysis of the application, the assistance is granted in the form of an operating subsidy with a ceiling of 3,000 euros per company, that is., 500 euros per month of internship starting with the first intern, on the basis of 35 hours per week.

The application is made by the director of the company and must contain


  • The name of the applicant
  • The number of employees in the company
  • The number of trainees received, indicating their marital status as well as their field of training and any other information requested by this system.
  • The application letter
  • The training agreement
  • The company’s bank statement for the payment of the grant if the application is favorable after an evaluation by the Permanent Commission of the Regional Council.

The beneficiary’s commitments

Beneficiaries must respect the formalities when applying for the grant. The applicant must complete the application form in due form. Failure to do so will result in the rejection of the application. Beneficiary companies are also obliged to inform the trainees concerned by this aid.

How the application is received


All applications, without exception, are the subject of an application file and are addressed to the President of the Region. Each application is sent via the Region’s email address or directly as a comment on the Capital Internship website.

It must be completed with the administrative documents requested. For companies that will receive trainees between the 2nd half of 2021 and the first half of 2022, the application must be sent before the end of June 2021.

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