Call for proposals - Grants to political parties at European level 2016 IX-2016/01 Closed!


According to Article 10(4) of the Treaty on European Union, the political parties at European level contribute to forming a European awareness and express the political will of the citizens of the Union.

Regulation (EC) Noº 2004/2003 lays down the regulations governing political parties at European level and the rules regarding their funding. The Regulation provides, in particular, for an annual grant from the European Parliament, in the form of an operating subsidy to political parties that apply and which satisfy the conditions laid down in the Regulation.


This call for proposals relates to grant applications for the financial year 2015 covering the period of activity from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016.

European community funding

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

  • 31,40 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 30 September 2015 - 6 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call Grants political parties European level (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


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