European Year of Youth grants


Programme Category

EU Competitive Programmes

Programme Name

European Parliament Programme

Programme Description

Actions will support the Parliament’s strategic engagement process in view of the European Elections 2024, including the growth of the community and the activation of other Parliament’s networks both at local and headquarters levels

Programme Details

Identifier Code



European Year of Youth grants


The principal objective of the call is to encourage and to facilitate the active engagement of European young citizens with the construction of a vibrant European democracy keeping particularly in mind their participation in the European Elections 2024.

Detailed Call Description

The European Parliament is looking to co-finance projects articulating a coherent, consistent and cost efficient work programme encompassing two types of actions:

  • The first action consist in creating pan-European networks of advocates for democratic participation, by selecting young people to be trained. Each network of advocates should cover at least seven European Union Member States. The applicant has to detail in the project proposal the choice of countries that they have made as well as the process of identification and selection of young advocates forming the new pan-European networks.
  • The second action consists in design and implementation of capacity building through training, aiming at providing the young advocates with skills, competences and tools to play an active role in the democratic life and in the promotion of the democratic values, including the participation in the European Elections in 2024.

Call Total Budget


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


The contribution of the European Parliament will be of 80% of the eligible costs actually incurred by the beneficiary and its affiliated entities with a maximum of  €250,000 for a single project. The establishment of a maximum amount should not preclude the submission/selection of proposals requesting lower amounts.

Thematic Categories

  • Public Administration
  • Social Affairs & Human Rights

Eligibility for Participation

  • Central Government
  • Legal Entities
  • Local Authorities
  • Natual person / Citizen / Individual
  • NGOs
  • Non Profit Organisations
  • State-owned Enterprises

Eligibility For Participation Notes

The actions supported under this call are mono-beneficiary actions.
This means that there is one legal entity applying for a grant.
Applications presented by consortia are not eligible. To be eligible for a grant, applicants must be able to demonstrate that they are:

  • A pan-European youth organisation or a pan-European civil society organisation . For the purpose of this call, the concept of pan-European organisation refers:
    • To either national membership organisations part of a network of organisations sharing common values. Only organisations part of a network represented in seven or more Member States can present proposals to this call;
    • or to organisations representing the interest of a wide group of member organisations from different Member States. Only organisations with member organisations from seven or more Member States can present proposals to this call
  • A legal person constituted and registered as not for profit entity or equivalent according to the national legislation, for at least three years at the time of application;
  • Based in one of the Member States of the European Union;
  • Legal person with nonpartisan political affiliation .

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