Call for proposals - Supporting a partnership for enhancing Europe's capacity to tackle demographic and societal change VP/2012/008 Closed!


The aim of this call for proposals is to co-finance a partnership that can promote greater awareness of demographic and societal challenges and possible policy responses in the European Union among policy makers and lay audiences. For this purpose, grant funding will be offered to one project managed by a partnership made up of not-for-profit research bodies, public institutions and civil society organisations.


The partnership should focus on collection and dissemination of key facts, figures, trends and policy analysis regarding demographic change across the EU with the aim of reaching a wide non-specialist audience and promoting a well-informed public debate onits implications and appropriate policy responses among the general public in all Member States at all levels of government.

For this purpose the partnership could aim at preparing short web-oriented presentations that conveyed essential messages on demographic trends and the need to mitigate an adapt to them.

European community funding

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

  • 0,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 11 September 2012 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche VP/2012/008 (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Public authorities (all)
  • Non-governmental organization
  • Universities
  • Regional authorities
  • Local authorities

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
  • European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities

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