Call for proposals 2016 — Erasmus+ programme — Support for Policy Reform — Civil Society Cooperation in the field of Youth EACEA/37/2016 Closed!


The objective of the present Call is to provide structural support, referred to as operating grant, to European non-governmental organisations (ENGOs) and EU-wide networks active in the field of youth and pursuing the following general aims:

  • raise stakeholder awareness of European policy agenda in the field of youth, in particular the EU Youth Strategy,
  • increase stakeholder commitment and cooperation with public authorities for the implementation of policies and reforms in the field of youth, such as of the country-specific recommendations issued in the framework of the European semester,
  • boost stakeholder participation in the field of youth,
  • boost stakeholder involvement in the dissemination of policy and programme actions and results and of good practice among their membership and beyond.


The applicant bodies must present a consistent work plan integrating non-profit making, youth-led activities which are suitable of pursuing the objectives of the Call. Notably:

  • non-formal and informal learning and activity programmes targeted at young people and youth workers,
  • activities for the qualitative development of youth work,
  • activities for the development and promotion of recognition and transparency tools in the field of youth,
  • seminars, meetings, workshops, consultations, debates of young people on youth policies and/or European matters,
  • consultations of young people feeding into the Structured Dialogue in the field of youth,
  • activities for the promotion of young people's active participation in democratic life,
  • activities for the promotion of intercultural learning and understanding in Europe,
  • media and communication activities and tools on youth and European matters.

European community funding

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

  • 3,80 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 29 November 2016 - 4 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call 2016 — Erasmus+ - Civil Society Cooperation in the field of Youth (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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