Call for proposal 2010 — Youth in Action Programme 2007-2013 EAC/01/10 Closed!


This call for proposals is based on Decision Nº 1719/2006/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 November 2006, establishing the Youth in Action programme for the period 2007 to 2013

The general objectives stated in the Decision establishing of the Youth in Action Programme are the following:

  • Promote young people's active citizenship in general and their European citizenship in particular.
  • Develop solidarity and promote tolerance among young people, in particular in order to foster social cohesion in the European Union.
  • Foster mutual understanding between young people in different countries.
  • Contribute to developing the quality of support systems for youth activities and the capabilities of civil society organisations in the youth field.
  • Promote European cooperation in the youth field.

In addition to the abovementioned permanent priorities, the 2010 annual priorities are:

  • European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion.
  • Youth unemployment and promotion of young unemployed people's active participation in society.
  • Awareness-raising and mobilization of young people around global challenges development, climate change, migrations, the Millennium Development Goals).

In adition to our useful documents section, further information about Call for Proposals 2009 under Youth in Action Programme (2007-2013) can be found at the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) website.


This call for proposal concerns the support to the following Actions and sub-Actions listed below:

Action 1: Youth for Europe

Youth Exchanges: Youth Exchanges offer an opportunity for groups of young people from different countries to meet and learn about each other’s cultures. The groups plan together their Youth Exchange around a theme of mutual interest.
Youth Initiatives: Youth Initiatives support group projects designed at local, regional and national level. They also support the networking of similar projects between different countries, in order to strengthen their European aspect and to enhance cooperation and exchanges of experiences between young people.
Youth Democracy Projects: Youth Democracy Projects support young people’s participation in the democratic life of their local, regional or national community, and at international level.

Action 2: European Voluntary Service

The Action supports young people's participation in various forms of voluntary activities, both within and outside the European Union. Under this Action, young people take part individually or in groups in non- profit, unpaid voluntary activities abroad.

Action 3: Youth in the World

Cooperation with the Neighbouring Countries of the European Union): this sub-Action supports projects with Neighbouring Partner Countries, namely Youth Exchanges and Training and Networking Projects in the youth field.

Action 4: Youth Support Systems

Training and networking of those active in youth work and youth organisations: this sub-Action supports in particular the exchange of experiences, expertise and good practice as well as activities which may lead to long-lasting quality projects, partnerships and networks.

Action 5: Support for European cooperation in the youth field

Meetings of young people and those responsible for youth policy: this sub-Action supports cooperation, seminars and structured dialogue between young people, those active in youth work and those responsible for youth policy.

European community funding

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

  • 115,32 Million EUR (Annual budget for 2010)

All the important deadlines

  • 01 February 2010 - 11 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 01 April 2010 - 11 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 01 June 2010 - 11 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 01 September 2010 - 11 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 01 November 2010 - 10 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Youth in Action Programme Guide 2010 (Work programme)
  • Call for proposal 2010 — Youth in Action Programme 2007-2013 (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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