Preparatory Action – Grassroots sport programmes and infrastructure innovation

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Programme Category

EU Competitive Programmes

Programme Name

EU Preparatory Actions

Programme Description

The main objective of Preparatory Actions is to prepare future EU actions in various priority policy fields.

Programme Details

Identifier Code

PPPA-SPORT-2021-GRASSROOTS-INNOVATION  

Call

Preparatory Action – Grassroots sport programmes and infrastructure innovation

Summary

The purpose of this pilot project is to identify and test innovative ideas. The specific objective of this action is to support the promotion of physical activity through flexible, modern ways of practicing sport both in terms of offer (trainings, activities) and in terms of infrastructure.

Detailed Call Description

The general objective of this action is to give the opportunity to sport organisations to develop and promote new forms of practicing sport and physical activities, the communication about these activities and their benefit and the development of light sport facilities. This includes the development of new forms of sport and physical activities, the communication about these activities and their benefits as well as the development of small, recreational sport facilities.

Actions will promote new forms of practicing sport, such as the:

  • Adaptation of existing infrastructure and development of light sport facilities, which directly complement the expected results.
  • Organisation of new forms of physical activities and integration with traditional activities to offer sport activities.
  • Innovative approaches to training programmes.
  • Intergenerational activities and outreach to young people to increase their participation.
  • Use of digital technology and social media.

The activities must respect EU essential principles such as non-discrimination. Any sport infrastructure involved in the activities shall be accessible to people with disabilities.

The budget for each project is expected to be around € 400,000.

Call Total Budget

€1,900,000  

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

80%

Thematic Categories

  • Sports

Eligibility for Participation

  • Associations
  • Central Government
  • Disabled Persons
  • International Organisations
  • Large Enterprises
  • Local Authorities
  • NGOs
  • Non Profit Organisations
  • Private Bodies
  • Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
  • Training Centres

Call Opening Date

04/05/2021

Call Closing Date

16/06/2021

EU Contact Point

European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA): https://www.eacea.ec.europa.eu/index_fr

Non-IT related questions should be sent to the following email address: eaceasport@ec.europa.eu

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