Call for proposals for social policy innovations supporting reforms in social services VP/2014/008 Closed!


The overall purpose of this call for proposals is to foster innovation and reforms in the social services to tackle the main challenges identified above and to develop innovative responses corresponding to national, regional and local realities and in line with the social investment approach.


This call foreseen under EaSI Progress axis promotes the social policy experimentation as a method for testing and evaluating innovative solutions with a view to up-scaling them.

The call has two objectives:
  1. Using social policy innovations for undertaking structural reforms in the context of the Europe 2020 Strategy, in particular the Country Specific Recommendations received by the Member States as part of the European Semester
  2. Strengthening partnerships between public, private and civil society sector to involve in awareness raising activities about the use and benefits of social policy innovation.
Focus areas of the call are the following:
  1. One-stop-shop approach.
  2. 2Personalised approach through high quality case handlers
  3. Innovative partnerships.

European community funding

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

  • 9,20 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 28 August 2014 - 7 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Any legal organisation

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)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities

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