Not-for-profit European sport events


Programme Category

EU Competitive Programmes

Programme Name

Erasmus+ Programme

Programme Description

Erasmus+ is the EU Programme in the fields of education, training, youth and sport for the period 2021-2027.

Erasmus+ strengthens its efforts to increase the opportunities offered to more participants and to a wider range of organisations, focusing on its qualitative impact and contributing to more inclusive and cohesive, greener and digitally fit societies.

Programme Details

Identifier Code



Not-for-profit European sport events


The present call falls under KA2 of the Erasmus+ Programme and the action aims to support the organisation of sport events with a European dimension.

Detailed Call Description

The Not-for-profit European sport events are necessary to be applied in the following fields:

  • Volunteering in sport
  • Social inclusion through sport
  • Fight against discrimination in sport, including gender equality
  • Encouraging the participation in sport and physical activity including
  • the implementation of the Council Recommendation on health-enhancing physical activity, the EU Physical Activity Guidelines and the Tartu Call for a Healthy Lifestyle;
  • the support to the implementation of the European Weeks of Sport;
  • the promotion of sport and physical activity as a tool for health;
  • the promotion of all activities encouraging the practice of sport and physical activity including traditional sport and games and intergenerational sport.

Projects under this Call, have to focus on one of these objectives as well as on the remaining objectives but the main objective must be clearly identifiable and prevailing in the proposal.

It is provided financial support for the organisation of one European-wide sport event in one Programme Country or for the organisation of European local events in several Programme Countries.

Call Total Budget


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

For the European-local event (Type I): € 200,000
For the European-local event (Type II): € 300,000
For the European-wide event: € 450,000

Thematic Categories

  • Sports
  • Tourism

Eligibility for Participation

  • Central Government
  • Educational Institutions
  • NGOs
  • Non Profit Organisations
  • State-owned Enterprises

Call Opening Date


Call Closing Date


National Contact Point(s)

Foundation for the Management of European (EU) Lifelong Learning Programmes
Tel: +357 22 448 888

Youth Board of Cyprus
Tel: +357 22 402 644

EU Contact Point

European Education and Culture Executive Agency: