Specific Programme Prevention of and Fight against Crime — Operating grants CRIME Closed!


The 2008 call for proposals for operating grants aims at the following objective of the programme:

  • To stimulate, promote and develop horizontal methods and tools necessary for strategically preventing and fighting crime and guaranteeing security and public order.
  • To promote and develop best practices for the protection of crime victims.


  • Active in the field of general crime prevention dealing with - juvenile crime, urban crime or drug related crime, and facilitating different forms of restorative justice and mediation.
  • Aiming at improving transparency and accountability of non-profit organisations in the European Union and thus contribute to the protection of these organisations against any abuse of financial criminal nature.
  • Aiming at preventing radicalisation into violence and at developing mechanisms related to renunciation of violence and terrorism.
  • Active in the fight against of trafficking of human beings and sexual exploitation of children.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 0,65 Million EUR (Annual budget for 2008)

All the important deadlines

  • 15 April 2008 - 13 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Prevention of and Fight against Crime — Operating grants (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Public authorities (all)
  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Justice, Freedom and Security

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