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.
Call for applications
Who can apply for a grant ?
- International non-governmental youth organisations or networks;
- National, regional or local non-governmental youth organisations 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.
What are the different grant categories?
- 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 organisations and networks;
- Category D: Pilot projects or pilot projects on Human Rights Education (Category D-HRE).
Deadlines are different for different categories.