Call for proposals EACEA 25/09 Action 4.1 - Support for bodies active at European level in the field of youth EACEA 25/09 Closed!


The purpose of this call for proposals is 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.

The call for proposals aims to the selection of organisations for the conclusion of annual operating grant agreements covering the budget year starting in 2010. An annual grant may be awarded to help such bodies meet their operating costs. These bodies may be:

  • A not-for-profit organisation performing its activities on behalf of young people at European level
  • An European network representing bodies working on behalf of young people.

In adition to our useful documents section, further information as well as relevant documents on EACEA/25/09 Call can be found at the Youth in action Programme website.


The call develops action 4.1 of the programme: Support for bodies active at European level in the field of youth.

Organisations must schedule within their annual work plan for covering their budgetary year 2010 a series of activities which comply with the principles underpinning Community action in the field of youth. 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 (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 09 December 2009 - 11 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals for actions of 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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