youth lying down on the floor as part of a youth activity These are grants for general administrative costs incurred by youth NGOs. The EYF offers two types of structural grants.

Structural grants for 2 consecutive years, which are available every 2 years and one-off structural grants, non-renewable grants.

Structural grant for 2 consecutive years

These grants are available every 2 years (deadline 2015, 2017 and so on) and are only accessible to international youth NGOs and international networks of youth NGOs that have received support for at least 3 international activities during the 3 previous years (EYF grant or study session in the annual programme of the European Youth Centres). However, the grant needs to be confirmed after 1 year. The grant is based on strategic long-term programme of the organisation.

The maximum grant allocated is € 25,000 per year for 2 years (i.e. a maximum of €50,000 for 2 years).

The EYF budget available is € 630,000 for each of the two years.

 Allocation criteria for the 2018-2019 Structural Grants


One-off structural grant

The one-off grant is non-renewable. It can be applied for by regional networks of youth NGOs  aiming to establish a European co-ordination body. NGOs must have received support for at least 3 international activities during the 3 previous years (EYF grant or study session in the annual programme of the European Youth Centres). If an NGO receives a structural grant, admin costs cannot be included in the budget of an international activity or work plan.

The maximum grant allocated is € 10,000.

The EYF budget available is € 30,000 per year.


When to apply?

Information on the European Youth Foundation deadlines


How to apply?

Every NGO interested in applying to the European Youth Foundation has to go through this application process.

            
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