2018 CEF Telecom call - Safer Internet (CEF-TC-2018-1) CEF-TC-2018-1-SaferInternet Closed!


The call aims to support services that help make the Internet a trusted environment for children by providing an infrastructure to share resources, services and practices between national Safer Internet Centres (SICs) and to provide services to their users, including industry.


Building on their interoperability with the Core Service Platform, funding under this call will enable the SICs to maintain and expand national platforms across the EU by providing the following services:

  • An awareness centre for raising awareness among children, parents and teachers and other professionals working with children about risks they may encounter via online related activities and empower them to deal with these risks
  • Helpline services that provide support services for young people (and their parents).
  • Hotline(s) for receiving and managing reports from the public relating to illegal online child sexual abuse imagery and videos.

European community funding

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

  • 18,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 15 May 2018 - 3 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 Energy and Transport

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