Call for proposals 2017 - Establishment of four-year Framework Partnership Agreements to support European networks active in the area of rights of persons with disabilities VP/2017/014 Closed!


The objective of the Call is to promote and protect the rights of persons with disabilities, to ensure that people with disabilities can fully enjoy their rights.

Applicants are expected to focus particularly on the following areas of activity:

  • supporting the European Commission by providing analysis and data for critical or emerging issues
  • providing input to European Commission's Public Consultations and drafting position papers in relevant EU policy areas.
  • supporting national member organisations in their involvement implementation, at national level, of main political EU driven processes;
  • equipping member organisations with the necessary skills and competences to promote the interests and rights of people with disabilities
  • developing information and campaigning tools


The types of activities which may be funded under this Call for proposals include:

  • analytical activities, such as the collection of data and statistics; the development of common methodologies and, where appropriate, indicators or benchmarks; studies, researches, analyses and surveys; evaluations; the elaboration and publication of guides, reports and educational material; workshops, seminars, experts' meetings and conferences;
  • training activities, such as staff exchanges, workshops, seminars, train-the-trainer events and the development of online training tools or other training modules;
  • mutual learning, cooperation, awareness-raising and dissemination activities,
  • management activities to support the operations of the network.

European community funding

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

All the important deadlines

  • 22 September 2017 - 2 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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