Call for proposal - Civil Society Projects Civil Society Closed!


Under the overall aim of bringing the Union closer to citizens the general objectives are:
  1. to contribute to citizens' understanding of the Union, its history and diversity;
  2. to foster European citizenship and to improve conditions for civic and democratic participation at Union level.


This measure aims at supporting projects promoted by transnational partnerships and networks directly involving citizens. Those projects gather citizens from different horizons, in activities directly linked to Union policies, with a view to give them an opportunity to concretely participate in the Union policy-making process in areas related to the objectives of the Programme. As a reminder, this can be achieved at all stages, and with all institutional interlocutors, and includes notably: agenda-setting activities, advocating during the preparation phase and negotiation of policy proposals, providing feed-back on relevant initiatives that are implemented. To that end, those projects will invite citizens to act together or debate on the annual priority themes of the Programme at local and European level.
The project should consist in stimulating and organising reflection, debates or other activities related to the annual priority themes of the Programme and propose concrete solutions that can be found through cooperation or coordination at European level, and ensure a concrete link with the policy making process indicated above. Projects should actively involve a large number of citizens in the implementation and aim at setting the basis for, or encouraging the development of, long-lasting networking between many organisations active in the field.

European community funding

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

  • 185,47 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 01 March 2015 - 5 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 Education and Culture

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