European Commission CFPs: Sport as a tool for Integration and Social Inclusion of Refugees

Deadline: 7 June 2018

European Commission is inviting proposals for its project entitled “Sport as a tool for integration and social inclusion of refugees” with an aim to support local sport projects focused on the integration of refugees.

The main objective of this call is to identify and support good practices in the EU; it is also to promote the development of methods to assess the impact in a systematic and replicable manner.

These projects should involve local sport organisations and must focus resources on activities, were both women and men participate and involve refugees in mixed sport activities, especially at young age (up to 30 years old).

Funding Information

  • The total budget earmarked for the co-financing of projects is estimated at 1.400.000 euros.
  • The EU grant is limited to a maximum co-financing rate of 80% of eligible costs. The appropriations for the subsequent years will be confirmed at a later stage.
  • The maximum grant will be 60.000 euros.

Expected Outcomes

  • Promoting the direct engagement of refugees and host communities in strategic locations within the EU
  • Promoting an Europe-wide approach, increasing the potential for European host communities to successfully engage and integrate refugees through sport.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible, projects must be presented by applicants meeting the following criteria:

  • Be a public or private organisation with legal personality who are active in the sport field and organise sport activities. Natural persons are not eligible to apply for a grant under this call;
  • Have their registered legal office in one of the 28 EU member states.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.

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