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EU Programme "Europe for Citizens"

The objective of this EU funding program is to raise the awareness of the European history and strengthen remembrance and to enhance civic participation at EU level. The budget for the 7-year runtime is 187 million Euro.

Public bodies or non-profit organisations can apply for the following two types of support:

  • Action grants – for actions with a limited lifetime during which proposed specific activities are implemented
  • Operating grants – providing financial support for regular and usual activities of an organisation

Types of activities:

  • Citizens' meetings, town twinning
  • Transnational partnerships and networks
  • Organizations of general European interest
  • Debates/studies on European history, particularly Nazism and Stalinism, or on topics related to citizenship and civic involvement
  • Reflections on common values
  • Initiatives aimed at the EU bodies and how they operate



Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sport
Departement IV/10: European and international cultural policy
Stefanie Brunmayr
Phone: +43 1 531 15-203684
Website (in German):