Call for proposals 2021 - Social economy and local green deals supporting SMEs to become more resilient SMP-COSME-2021-RESILIENCE Open!


The overall aim of this call for proposals is to build partnerships across regions and acities that will boost territorial resilience and re-design of economic growth through citizen’s empowerment, cities/local authorities’ involvement, local businesses and social economy enterprises participation. In particular, this call for proposals will contribute to building resilience of proximity economy under topic 1 (Local Green Deals) and of social economy under topic 2 (Social Economy Missions for community resilience).


This call covers the following topics:

  • SMP-COSME-2021-RESILIENCE-LGD: Local Green Deals (SMP-GFS - SMP Grants for Financial Support)
  • SMP-COSME-2021-RESILIENCE-SEM: Social Economy Missions for community resilience (SMP-GFS - SMP Grants for Financial Support)

European community funding

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

  • 4,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 24 November 2021 - in one month (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:

  • SMEs
  • Enterprises

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)
  • European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry

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