Call for proposals - Action 4.5 Support to information activities for young people and those active in youth work and youth organisations EACEA/12/10 Closed!


The purpose of this call for proposals is to support projects, which promote information and communication actions with a European dimension that are aimed at young people and youth leaders. The projects proposed must enhance the dissemination of quality information and increase young people's access to information and to various channels of communication at both national and European levels. The projects will aim in the long term to encourage the participation of young people in public life and to facilitate the achievement of their potential as active, responsible European citizens.

In addition to our useful documents section, further informations, as well as relevant documents for EACEA/12/10Call for Proposals can be found at “Youth in Action” funding opportunities section of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) website.


This call provides grants to projects. The project must include activities of a non-profit-making nature that are related to the field of youth and non-formal education. Projects must start between 1 January 2011 and 31 March 2011. They will have a minimum duration of 12 months and a maximum duration of 18 months.

Preference will be given to those projects which best reflect the permanent priorities of the ‘Youth in action’ programme:

  • Participation of young people
  • Cultural diversity
  • European citizenship
  • Inclusion of young people with fewer opportunities.

Preference will also be given to projects reflecting the following annual priorities of the call:

  • Media literacy
  • Global issues affecting young people, such as climate change, sustainable development, migrations, and the Millennium Development Goals.

The final beneficiaries of these projects are young people and people working in the youth sector, either in youth organisations and structures or in regional and local authorities.

European community funding

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

  • 1,00 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 10 September 2010 - 11 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Programme guide (Work programme)
  • Call for Proposals “Youth in Action” - Action 4.5 (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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