What we support
In order to obtain the EYF's support, it is essential that your project falls within the Council of Europe's values and work, and the priorities of the Youth Sector.
International meeting in Europe which contribute to the work of the youth sector of the Council of Europe in topic, methodology and with a clear European dimension.
It is a set of successive activities over a period of one year, interconnected and which contribute to the same broader aim. Should be in line with what you do and want to achieve.
The EYF offers two types of structural grants: structural grant for 2 consecutive years and one-off grant. These are grants for general administrative costs.
A pilot activity should be an "intervention", i.e. an activity addressing a contextual societal challenge affecting young people at local level. It should also be based on innovation or on replication.
The Programming Committee on Youth is the co-managed body of the Council of Europe's youth sector that takes decisions on all grant applications submitted to the EYF (international activities, annual work plans, structural grants and pilot activities).
The European Youth Foundation supports youth projects in line with the Council of Europe's values and work. Here are some examples of EYF-supported projects dealing with the following themes:
- Participation/Gender equality/Diversity/Roma
- No Hate Speech Movement