New Europe for Citizens call published
The European Commission has launched a call for operating grants for the Europe for Citizens programme. Deadline of submission is September 1, 2019. The budget for the call 'Civil Society Projects (EACEA/51/2018) is estimated at € 3.7 million. The total budget for the action grants 2019 Citizens programme is € 17,2 million.
The aim of the Europe for Citizens 2014-2020 programme is:
- to contribute to citizens' understanding of the EU, its history and diversity;
- to foster European citizenship and to improve conditions for civic and democratic participation at EU level;
- to raise awareness of remembrance, common history and values;
- to encourage democratic participation of citizens at EU level, by developing citizens' understanding of the EU policy making-process and by promoting opportunities for societal and intercultural engagement and volunteering at EU level.