The support to European Networks of Cultural and Creative Organisations action intends to enhance the capacities of European cultural and creative sectors to face common challenges and nurture talents, innovate, prosper and generate jobs and growth.
This action will support projects implemented by highly representative, multi-country, membership-based networks of European cultural organisations, which cover a wide range of Creative Europe participating countries. Networks must have a shared mission, governance rules, and members’ rights and obligations, as formally specified and agreed upon by its members. Networks should be composed of a coordinating entity and its members.
Applicants must consider two cross-cutting issues in the design and implementation of their projects. Specifically, should implement the need to promote fair, inclusive and diverse frameworks supporting artists and cultural and creative professionals. This includes effective mechanisms to ensure the cultural sector offers diversity, inclusion and equality for all, promotes effective ways to tackle the gender gap and related divides, and fights discrimination. Additionally, throughout their projects the applicants should contribute to the European Green Deal by encouraging these sectors to adopt more environmentally sustainable practices. The climate actions will be supported with an overall target of 30% of the EU budget.
In addition, proposals should tackle one or several of the following specific call priorities:
NOTE: European networks exclusively covering the audio-visual sector are not eligible for funding under this action. Also, statutory obligations such as board meetings, general assemblies, or any other similar statutory activity of the network, are not eligible under this call.
The grant awarded per project cannot exceed €825,000 in total over the 3-year duration of the project.
The financing rate is 80%.
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Non-IT related questions should be sent to the following email address: EACEACROSS-INNOVLAB@ec.europa.eu