2012 Call for proposals from the European Youth Foundation

Funding Opportunities  for Youth Programs for Peace, Democracy,Human Rights

Deadline:                     Differ according to Categories
Eligible countries:       Members states of Europe

Purpose of the funds: Its purpose is to encourage co-operation among young people in Europe by providing financial support to such European youth activities which serve the promotion of peace, understanding and co-operation in a spirit of respect for the Council of Europe’s fundamental values such as human rights, democracy, tolerance and solidarity.


Established in 1972 by the council of Europe, The European Youth Fund (EYF) provides financial support for European youth activities.

EUR 3 million is allocated each year to nongovernmental organizations and CSOs that directly assist young people aged 15-30 years.

More than 300,000 young people from member states have benefited from EYF funds since 1972.

About 300 projects incorporating about 15,000 young people are supported each year. 
For its 2012 grants program, EYF through this call for proposal is seeking applications from eligible organizations/

Who can apply for a grant under this call for proposal?
  • International non-governmental youth organizations or networks;
  • National, regional or local non-governmental youth organizations or networks;
  • Other non-governmental structures involved in youth work.
What activities can be financed by the EYF?
  • educational, social, cultural and humanitarian activities of a European character;
  • activities aiming at strengthening peace and co-operation in Europe;
  • activities designed to promote closer co-operation and better understanding among young people in Europe, particularly by developing the exchange of information;
  • activities intended to stimulate mutual aid in Europe and in the developing countries for cultural, educational and social purposes;
  • Studies, research and documentation on youth matters.
  • Participants are between the ages of 15 and 30 and activities are held (as a general rule) in one or more member states of the EYF.
Categories of grants under this call for proposal?
  • Category A: International youth meetings;
  • Category B: Youth activities other than meetings (e.g. publications, campaigns, websites, CD-ROMs);
  • Category C: Administration of international non-governmental youth organizations and networks;
  • Category D: Pilot projects or pilot projects on Human Rights Education (Category D-HRE).
Deadlines are different for different categories.
For further details, please click on this link. Source Link Funds for NGOs

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