Deadline: 1 April 2014/ 1 October 2014/ 1 October 2015
Open to: local, national and international NGOs focused on youth work from Council of Europe member states (see list HERE)
Grant: various types up to 50,000 EUR
The European Youth Foundation (EYF) is a fund established by the Council of Europe to provide financial support for European youth activities. It aims to encourage co-operation amongst young people in Europe by providing financial support to youth activities. It concerns activities, which serve the promotion of peace, understanding and co-operation in a spirit of respect for human rights, democracy, tolerance and solidarity.
The EYF provides financial support to the following types of activity undertaken by youth NGOs or networks, or by other NGOs involved in the areas of youth work relevant to the Council of Europe’s youth policies and work:
The EYF gives NGOs the opportunity to apply for 5 different grant types, each one with a specific purpose, rules and expectations:
Applicants must represent either an international non-governmental youth organisation or network, a national or local non-governmental youth organisation or network, or non-governmental structures involved in youth work, from the Council of Europe member states. A list of the members can be found HERE.
NGOs that have never applied for EYF funding can request to apply to the system using the online form HERE. The registration of your organisation needs to be validated by the EYF efore you can submit a project application. If your NGO has previously applied, log in again using the form HERE.
The application deadlines:
1 April 2014 for:
1 October 2014 for:
1 October 2015 for:
There are no fixed deadlines for pilot project applications, which may be submitted at least three months prior to the beginning of the activity in order to allow a proper assessment.
Submit your questions to the European Youth Forum at firstname.lastname@example.org or +33 (0)3 88 41 20 19.
Further details are available on the official website HERE.