The European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) is the European Union (EU)’s main instrument for investing in people.
Τhe ESF+ will continue to provide an important contribution to the EU’s employment, social, education and skills policies, including structural reforms in these areas.
The activities will promote capacity and knowledge building in the area of homelessness and housing exclusion from 2024 onwards.
More specifically, the support to the Platform should:
The ultimate goal is to achieve concrete results in combatting homelessness with a view towards reducing it substantially across the EU by 2030.
This action grant will fund activities that contribute to the implementation of the above-mentioned objectives, priorities and initiatives in the area of homelessness and housing exclusion. The grantee(s) will implement among others analytical activities, training and capacity building activities, mutual learning and exchanges of good practices, awareness raising, information and dissemination activities in the field of homelessness and housing exclusion in line with the Platform’s work programme, with EU added value.
Activities may include:
The activities should integrate cross-cutting (inter-sectional) issues (e.g. gender, disability, non-discrimination).
Applicants should optimise the use of online/offline activities depending on the objectives of each activity, and taking into account environmental and health considerations. Possibilities offered by online activities to maximise impact should be utilised (e.g. publically available recorded webinars). The cost-effectiveness, size and frequency of physical events should be carefully considered and be reasonable.
Single applicants or the lead applicant in case of a consortium, must have signed a framework partnership agreement (FPA) for the period 2022-2025 for EU level Social NGO Networks (call ESF-2021-OG-NETW-NGO-FPA). Each FPA signatory can only participate in one proposal.
In order to be eligible, the applicants (beneficiaries and affiliated entities) must:
Applications by both single applicants (single beneficiaries) and consortia are allowed.
The coordinator/lead applicant must have signed a framework partnership agreement (FPA) for the period 2022-2025 for EU level Social NGO Networks (call ESF-2021-OGNETW-NGO-FPA). Each FPA signatory can only participate in one proposal.
In case of consortia, all applicants should fall under one the following categories:
Directorate-General for European Programs, Coordination and Development
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(Publish Date: 17/03/2023-for internal use only)