Deadline: 7 November 2017
The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its programme “Prevent and Combat Racism, Xenophobia & other forms of Intolerance”.
The call to prevent and combat racism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance will support:
- projects focusing on preventing and combating Antisemitism
- projects focusing on preventing and combating anti-Muslim hatred and intolerance
- projects focusing on preventing and combating xenophobia and anti-migrant hatred
- projects focusing on preventing and combating other forms of intolerance, such as homophobia and transphobia (also as a contribution to the implementation of the Commission’s List of Actions to advance LGBTI equality, anti-gypsyism, Afrophobia, hate crimes against persons with disabilities
- mutual learning and exchange of good practices between Member States, with a view to build capacity and assist national authorities and practitioners alike in replicating and adapting to different national contexts effective tools, measures and policies to address racism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance.
- development of tools and practices to improve responses to these phenomena, including but not limited to means of criminal law.
- supporting victims of hate crime and hate speech and addressing the issue of underreporting, including trust building between communities and national authorities.
- achieving strengthened cooperation between key actors (such as different national and/or local authorities, civil society organisations, targeted communities) through the establishment or the development of multi-actor and multi-sectorial partnerships aimed at achieving relevant objectives related to better preventing and countering racism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance (for example, monitoring and data collection, data sharing, awareness raising activities and campaigns, etc.).
- capacity building and training activities, including but not limited to the area of criminal law (i.e. the implementation of relevant national legislation on hate crime and hate speech).
- activities creating better understanding between communities, including through interreligious and intercultural activities and projects focusing on coalition building.
- dissemination and awareness raising activities.
- Applicants and co-applicants must be public entities or private organisations, duly established in one of the countries participating in the Programme, or international organisations.
- Organisations which are profit-oriented must submit applications in partnership with public entities or private non-profit-oriented organisations.
- The project can be either national or transnational.
- The application must involve at least two organisations (applicant and partner).
- The EU grant applied for cannot be lower than EUR 75 000.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online via given website.
Eligible Countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Anguilla, Aruba, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curação, Falkland Islands, French Polynesia, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Greenland, Montserrat, New Caledonia and Dependencies, Pitcairn, Saba, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena Ascension Island Tristan da Cunha, Saint Eustatius, Saint Maarten, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Turks and Caicos, Wallis and Futuna Islands, Iceland and Liechtenstein.
For more information, please visit EU Call for Proposals.