European Cooperation projects Medium Scale


Programme Category

EU Competitive Programmes

Programme Name

Creative Europe (CREA)

Programme Description

The Creative Europe Programme supports the culture and audiovisual sectors.

Programme Details

Identifier Code



European Cooperation projects Medium Scale


This action aims to pursue the objectives of the CULTURE strand of the programme, projects involving exclusively organisations from the audio-visual sector and projects of an exclusive audiovisual content are not targeted for funding under it.
This topic is focused on Medium Scale.

Detailed Call Description

This action will support projects involving a large diversity of players active in different cultural and creative sectors, to carry out a broad spectrum of activities and initiatives. The action is anchored in the policy framework of the Culture strand of the Creative Europe programme and its cross-cutting issues (inclusiveness, reduction of environmental impact and gender equality). European cooperation projects are open to all the cultural and creative sectors.

Small-scale projects are particularly suitable to promote the access of grassroots organisations and support them in the creation of new partnerships and development of new activities and innovative ideas, such as festivals, art fairs, exhibitions, performances, etc.

Support will be given to cooperation projects contributing to one of the following objectives:

  • Objective 1 – Transnational creation and circulation: to strengthen the transnational creation and circulation of European works and artists;
  • Objective 2 – Innovation: to enhance the capacity of European cultural and creative sectors to nurture talents, to innovate, to prosper and to generate jobs and growth.

In addition to contributing to the objectives referred to above, projects shall address at least one (and no more than two) of the following priorities:

  • Audience
  • Social inclusion
  • Sustainability
  • Digital
  • International dimension

(further details in the call document)

Call Total Budget


Financing percentage by EU or other bodies / Level of Subsidy or Loan


The maximum EU grant amount is of €1,000,000 per project.

Thematic Categories

  • Audiovisual sector and Media
  • Culture

Eligibility for Participation

  • Associations
  • Central Government
  • International Organisations
  • Local Authorities
  • NGOs
  • Non Profit Organisations
  • Private Bodies
  • State-owned Enterprises

Eligibility For Participation Notes

Order to be eligible, the applicants (beneficiaries and affiliated entities) must:

  • be legal entities (public or private bodies)
  • be established in one of the eligible countries, i.e.:
    • Creative Europe Participating Countries:
    • EU Member States (including overseas countries and territories (OCTs)
    • non-EU countries:
      • listed EEA countries and countries associated to the Creative Europe Programme or countries which are in ongoing negotiations for an association agreement and where the agreement enters into force before grant signature.

Call Opening Date


Call Closing Date


National Contact Point(s)

Organization of European Programs & Cultural Relations
Νenant Μbogntanovitz
Business Planning Coordinator
Ifigenias 27, 2007 Acropolis, Nicosia
Telephone: +357 7000 1300

(Publish Date: 01/02/2022-for internal use only)