Call for Proposals – EACEA/31/08 - Action 4.1 - Support for bodies active at European level in the field of youth - YOUTH YOUTH Closed!


This call for proposals aims to provide support for the permanent activities of bodies active at European level in the field of youth and pursuing an aim which is of general European interest. These activities must help encourage young people to participate as citizens in public life, in society and in the development and implementation of European cooperation actions in the broadly defined field of youth.

Under this call for proposals organisations will be selected for the conclusion of annual operating grant agreements covering the budget year 2009.


The activities likely to contribute towards strengthening and improving the efficiency of Community action are as follows:

  • Group 1: representing the views and interests of young people in their diversity at European level.
  • Group 2: youth exchanges and voluntary services.
  • Group 3: non-formal and informal learning and activity programmes targeted at young people.
  • Group 4: promoting intercultural learning and understanding.
  • Group 5: debate on European matters, EU policies or youth policies.
  • Group 6: dissemination of information on Community action.
  • Group 7: actions promoting participation and initiative by young people.

European community funding

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

  • 1,40 Million EUR (Annual budget for 2009)

All the important deadlines

  • 01 December 2008 - 12 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals – Support for bodies active at European level in the field of youth (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Non profit organisations

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)
  • Candidate Countries
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Education and Culture

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