Call for proposals CULTURE Sub-programme 2017 - Support to European Platforms EACEA/06/2017 Closed!


The scheme is open to platforms, comprising a coordination entity and a minimum of 10 member organisations which are active in the cultural and creative sectors and who are legally established in one of the participating countries of the Culture sub-programme.


The coordination entity should enable the following activities:

  • Definition, selection and monitoring of the platform’s members based upon an established set of criteria.
  • Coordination, monitoring, promotion, evaluation and supervision of the members' activities, as well as, the activities in relation to the sustainable development of the platform.
  • Development and implementation of a communication and branding strategy, including the creation of a European quality label.
  • Promotion of artists and creators – especially emerging talent – and their works.
  • Development and building of new audiences.
  • Networking activities: information, animation and communication.
  • Provide financial support to the members of the platform implementing the eligible activities listed below:
    • Development of a genuine European programming based on a shared artistic and cultural vision;
    • fostering the mobility and visibility of European creators and artists and the circulation of their works in particular those lacking international exposure;
    • increasing the promotion and showcasing of at least 30% of emerging talent from other European countries, throughout the whole duration of the project;
    • audience development, including building new audience, especially young people;
    • educational and awareness-raising activities, especially towards young people;
    • raising visibility to Europe's values and different cultures, helping increase citizens' sense of identification with the EU;
    • development of new business models, including the use of innovative distribution models.

European community funding

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

  • 5,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 27 April 2017 - 4 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)
  • Corrigendum to Call for Proposals (Other)

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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