Call for proposals — Youth support systems — Sub-action 4.6 — Partnerships EACEA/18/12 Closed!


This call for proposals aims at supporting partnerships with regional or local public bodies or other stakeholders active in the youth sector at European level in order to develop over the long-term projects which combine various measures of the ‘Youth in Action’ programme.

The specific objectives of such partnerships are to:

  • encourage the involvement of public bodies at regional or local level or other stakeholders active in the youth sector in European youth and non-formal education activities,
  • support their capacity building as bodies active in the youth field providing non-formal education opportunities to young people and youth workers,
  • promote the development of sustainable networks, the exchange of best practices as well as the recognition of non-formal education.


The project must include activities of a non-profit-making nature that are related to the field of youth and non-formal education.

The following activities are eligible under this call:

  • trans-national youth exchanges,
  • national or trans-national youth initiatives,
  • European voluntary service,
  • training and networking.

Applicants must submit an activity programme that complies with the specific criteria applicable to each of the eligible activities. Furthermore, the activity programme must encompass activities aiming at ensuring the coordination of the project and the visibility of the partnership. The programme of activities must start between 1 March 2013 and 1 September 2013 and may run a maximum duration of 2 years (24 months).

European community funding

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

  • 2,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

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

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call — Youth support systems — Sub-action 4.6 — Partnerships (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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