Call for Proposals - Action 4.4 — Projects encouraging creativity and innovation in the youth sector EACEA/12/09 Closed!


Notice has been given by the European Commission of the launch of a Call for Proposals within the framework of sub-Action 4.4 of the ‘Youth in Action’ Programme. In line with the Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the European Year of Creativity and Innovation (2009), this call aims at supporting projects encouraging creativity and innovation in the youth sector.

Call for proposals EACEA/12/09 will aim at identifying projects that target the introduction, implementation and promotion of innovative and qualitative elements in non-formal education and youth work.

Such innovative and qualitative elements may refer to:

  • The content of the proposed activities; and/or,
  • The methods used in view to run the activities, based on novel approaches in the field of non-formal education and youth.

In adition to our useful documents section, further informations, as well as relevant documents for EACEA/12/09 Call for Proposals can be found at Youth in Action Programme page at EACEA website.


Projects must be set-up including activities of a non-profit-making purpose and come under the field of youth and non-formal education

In 2009, priority under this call will be assigned to projects focussing on the following themes:

  • Media literacy of young people
  • E-youth work

European community funding

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

  • 1,20 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 30 September 2009 - 12 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Applicant's Guidelines (Guidelines for applicants)
  • Call for Proposals - Action 4.4 — Creativity and innovation in the youth sector (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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