Purpose of the Programme Guide The aim of this Programme Guide is to assist all those interested in developing projects or receiving financial support under the “Europe for Citizens” Programme (2014-2020) and to help them understand the objectives of the Programme and the types of activities that can be supported. It gives detailed information on: – funding opportunities under the “Europe for Citizens” Programme; – application procedures; – selection procedures; – general rules relevant to Union grants; – calendar for the submission of applications;
Structure of the Europe for Citizens Programme and types of grants The Programme is implemented through two Strands and a horizontal Action: • Strand 1: European remembrance: Raise awareness of remembrance, common history and values and the Union’s aim. • Strand 2: Democratic engagement and civic participation: Encourage democratic and civic participation of citizens at Union level. Europe for Citizens – Programme Guide – version valid as of 2014 7 Measures in this strand are: Town Twinning Networks of Towns Civil Society Projects The two strands are complemented by a horizontal action that is not concerned by this guide. • Horizontal Action: Valorisation: Analysis, dissemination and use of project results.
For further information: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/europe-for-citizens/funding/civil-society-projects-2016_en