Call for proposals 2021 – Protection of the euro against counterfeiting PERI-2021-ANTI-COUNTERFEIT Open!


The present call aims to:

  • support and supplement the measures undertaken by the Member States and
  • assist the competent national and authorities in their efforts to develop among themselves and with the European Commission a close and regular cooperation and an exchange of best practices, where appropriate including third countries and international organisations.


The call targets the following:

  1. exchange and dissemination of information, in particular through organising workshops, meetings and seminars, including training, targeted placements and exchanges of staff of competent national authorities and other similar actions
  2. technical, scientific and operational assistance, as appears necessary as part of the Programme
  3. purchase of equipment to be used by specialised anti-counterfeiting authorities of third countries for protecting the euro against counterfeiting (— always together with other activities mentioned in this list).

European community funding

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

  • 0,45 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 15 June 2021 - 3 months ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 21 September 2021 - in 4 days (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:

  • Public authorities (all)

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

European Anti-Fraud Office

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