European Youth Foundation accepting applications for October deadline

Date published: 28/07/2017

Grants from  €10,000 - €50,000.logo
The next application deadline for international activities, work plans and structural grants (regional networks) is 1 October 2017.

The European Youth Foundation is currently accepting applications from youth non-governmental organisations for funding for international activities.

The European Youth Foundation provides grants for youth activities which serve the promotion of peace, understanding and co-operation in a spirit of respect for the Council of Europe's fundamental values such as human rights, democracy, tolerance and solidarity.

International youth non-government organisations (NGOs), international networks of youth NGOs, regional networks of youth NGOs, national youth NGOs and local youth NGOs can apply for the programme, which has a total annual budget of €3 million.

The types of activities that are eligible for financial support are as follows:

  • Educational, social, cultural and humanitarian activities of a European character;
  • Activities aimed at strengthening peace and co-operation in Europe;
  • Activities designed to promote closer co-operation and better understanding among young people in Europe, particularly by developing the exchange of information;
  • Activities intended to stimulate mutual aid in Europe and in the developing countries for cultural, educational and social purposes;
  • Studies, research and documentation on youth matters.

Funding values according to activity are as follows:

  • One-off international/European co-operation activity - maximum grant per activity €20,000;
  • Annual work plan - maximum grant of €50,000;
  • Structural/administrative grant - maximum annual grant for international NGOs/networks: €25,000;
  • A regional youth NGO/network can apply for a one-off administrative grant in order to set up a European secretariat/co-ordination body of up to €10,000;
  • Ad hoc pilot activity - maximum grant per activity €10,000.

Grants for some activities are only open to certain types of organisations.

Applications for pilot activity can be made at any time.

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