Call for Proposals 2020 - Internal Security Fund - Enhancing and strengthening the role of Police and Customs Cooperation Centres (PCCC) in cross-border cooperation ISFP-2020-AG-PCCC Closed!


The main objectives of the present Call are to finance projects aiming to support Member States in their efforts to further streamline information exchange within PCCCs, and to support the concept of intelligence-led policing in the border areas.

The present Call for Proposals aims at funding projects in the area of law enforcement aimed at strengthening cross-border police cooperation addressing threats to the EU's internal security.


The following types of activities are eligible under this call for proposals:

  1. activities promoting networking, mutual confidence, understanding and learning, identification and dissemination of good practices and innovative approaches at Union level, training and exchange programmes as well as organisation of seminars and workshops;
  2. analytical, monitoring and evaluation activities, including threat, risk and impact assessments, which are evidence based and consistent with priorities and initiatives identified at Union level;
  3. particularly innovative projects developing new methods and/or deploying new technologies with a potential for transferability to other Member States;
  4. the development and/or the implementation of tools/toolkits such as (e-)learning materials;
  5. the acquisition, maintenance and/or further upgrading of technical equipment, expertise, secure facilities, infrastructures, related buildings and systems, especially ICT systems and their components at the Union level;
  6. management of the project and evaluation of activities.

European community funding

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

  • 1,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 21 January 2021 - 4 days 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:

  • Local authorities
  • Regional authorities
  • National authorities

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 Justice, Freedom and Security

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