The EYF visits a local youth democracy project in Luxembourg

24 November 2022 Strasbourg, France

On 22-23 November 2022, the EYF visited a local youth project entitled #Lëtzebuerg2023 in Luxembourg. The project was supported by the EYF through a pilot activity grant and was organised by the Association Luxembourgeoise pour le dialogue interculturel (ALDIC) in the framework of the Council of...

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The EYF visits an international activity on youth workers' facilitation skills in Hungary

24 November 2022 Strasbourg, France

The EYF visited the international activity “Peer the Change”, delivered by the grantee organisation EGYESEK in Hollókő, Hungary, on 22-23 November 2022. This was EGYESEK’s first project supported by the EYF since 2014 and it focused on the capacity building of youth workers by developing their...

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Deadline for applications: 2 January 2023, 23:59 CET

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Training Course on Essentials of Non-Formal Education 2023

23 November 2022

The training course will bring together young people who are trainers, facilitators or organisers of non-formal education activities and are likely to be involved in upcoming study sessions (organised in one of the European Youth Centres) or international activities and annual work plans...

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The EYF publishes a toolbox on inclusion in youth projects

23 November 2022 Strasbourg, France

To support youth organisations, the EYF has now published a Toolbox on inclusive practices. The Toolbox is the result of a collaborative process involving representatives of youth organisations. The Toolbox includes concrete ideas on how to incorporate inclusive practices into youth activities,...

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The EYF visits a local youth democracy project in France

21 November 2022 Strasbourg, France

On 19 and 20 November 2022, the EYF visited the local project of the organisation MRJC – Rural Movement of Christian Youth France, “The voices of the rural areas”, which was supported by the EYF as part of its special call related to the campaign “Democracy here. Democracy now”. The activity took...

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The EYF starts using electronic grant agreement forms

21 November 2022 Strasbourg, France

From November 2022, grantee organisations will be able to return the grant agreement form (GAF) to the EYF via email. This will allow reducing the waiting time between the signing of the GAF and receiving the first instalment for the project, as well as post-related costs. As of now, once a...

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Pilot activities: deadlines for 2023 projects

21 November 2022 Strasbourg, France

The EYF has now defined its next deadlines for pilot activities 2023. The deadlines for EYF supported pilot activities starting in 2023 are: 1 February 2023 1 June 2023 1 September 2023. All the projects must start in 2023. Other deadlines will be announced in due course for 2024 projects. The...

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Monitoring visit to a work plan project of ESN (Erasmus Student Network)

18 November 2022 Strasbourg, France

On 9-10 November the EYF visited the international activity of Erasmus Student Network (ESN), in Cervia, Italy. ESN is one of the largest student associations in Europe, working with international students and creating intercultural learning opportunities at a local, national and international...

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Monitoring visit to a project by TEJO

30 October 2022

On 29 and 30 October 2022, the EYF carried out a monitoring visit to an international activity which was part of the annual work plan of TEJO – the World Organisation of Young Esperantists, titled “Global Citizenship 2030 - Redefining the role of youth in a post-pandemic society”. The activity...

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Special call for pilot activities in support of young people from Ukraine

3 November 2022 Strasbourg, France

Following the decision of the Council of Europe’s Joint Council of Youth on 12 October 2022, the European Youth Foundation (EYF) is launching a special call to support young people from Ukraine. This initiative responds to the current needs expressed by the Ukrainian authorities and stakeholders...

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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 15 OCTOBER 2022

Call for activities to be held in co-operation with the European Youth Centres in Strasbourg and Budapest - 2nd semester 2023

4 October 2022 Strasbourg

The Youth Department of the Council of Europe invites non-governmental youth organisations, networks and other non-governmental structures involved in areas of youth work relevant to the Council of Europe's youth policy to submit applications for activities to be held in co-operation with the...

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EYF visits a local project on youth participation and democracy in London

3 October 2022 Strasbourg

On 1 October 2022, the EYF carried out a monitoring visit to a pilot activity in East London, United Kingdom, of the organisation Mouth that Roars. Mouth That Roars (MTR) is a not-for-profit youth organisation that was set up to ensure marginalised young people have access to film and media...

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Call for participants: Information and training session on the Council of Europe’s resources and EYF grants for youth organisations in Hungary

3 octobre 2022 Strasbourg, France

Background information and introduction Established in 1972, the European Youth Foundation (EYF) is an institution and a financial instrument of the Council of Europe’s youth sector. It provides financial support to local, national and international non-governmental youth organisations and...

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Online information session in French for youth organisations in France, Luxembourg and Belgium on the Council of Europe's resources and grants for youth organisations

23 September 2022 Strasbourg, France

On 21 and 28 October morning, 9.00 - 13.00 CET, the European Youth Foundation and the BIJ - Bureau International Jeunesse organised an information session in French for youth organisations from Belgium, France and Luxembourg on the resources and grants of the Council of Europe's youth sector for...

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Visit to international activity in Spain

20 September 2022 Strasbourg

On 14 and 15 September 2022, the EYF visited the international activity of European Youth for Action (@EYFA), “Queer Elsewhere - Exploring intersecting oppressions of queer migrant youth”, organised in Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain. This activity is supported by the EYF. The activity brought...

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EYF updated information on salaries as co-funding for international activities and annual work plans

19 September 2022 Strasbourg, France

For international activities and annual work plans, the EYF accepts salaries as co-funding, provided that your organisation can explain the involvement of the staff member in the project and the time dedicated to the project. However, should your organisation also receive an EYF structural...

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New EYF approach to changes in projects

19 September 2022 Strasbourg, France

The EYF has simplified the procedure for youth organisations that need to make changes in their approved EYF projects. Please take note of the simplified procedure below. In case of budget changes between budget lines: within the grant envelope from the EYF, you may move amounts between budget...

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Decisions on EYF pilot activity grants (related to the 6 June cut-off date)

22 August 2022 STRASBOURG, France

On 10 August 2022, the Programming Committee on Youth decided to approve 19 pilot activities for a total amount of 240 932 euros. These grants concern applications received by the EYF before the cut-off date for pilot activities of 6 June 2022. The full list of projects approved is available here

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Upcoming deadline: 1 October 2022, for annual workplans and international activities to take place in 2023

12 August 2022 Strasbourg, France

The deadline for applications for international activities and annual work plans to take place in 2023 is fast approaching! You can find out more about what an international activity is at the specific page. You can find out more about what an annual work plan is at the specific page. Eligible...

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EYF Workshop “Sustainability in youth projects”

20 September 2022 Strasbourg, France

Twenty representatives of youth organisations participated in a practical workshop on sustainability in youth projects. The workshop included 2 online sessions on 12 and 20 September, 9.30 – 12.30 CET. This workshop provided the opportunity to youth organisations to increase their knowledge and...

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EYF information sessions for youth organisations in view of the EYF 1 October deadline for international activities and annual work plans

16 September 2022 Strasbourg, France

Just like every year, the European Youth Foundation(EYF), in co-operation with the European Youth Forum, organised information sessions for youth organisations in view of the upcoming deadline of 1 October 2022 for 2023 annual work plans and international activities. These sessions provided an...

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Visit to pilot activity in Bosnia and Herzegovina

8 July 2022 Strasbourg

The EYF visited a Pilot Activity in Stanari, Bosnia Herzegovina

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Projects approved in the framework of the EYF special call for the campaign "Democracy Here. Democracy Now"

6 July 2022 Strasbourg, France

On 6 July 2022, the Programming Committee on Youth decided to approve: 21 pilot activities for a total amount of €276 606. 3 international activities for a total amount of €39 916. These grants concern applications received by the EYF before the deadline of 16 May 2022 as part of its special call...

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The EYF visits the SCI international activity on cross-cultural project development

30 June 2022 Strasbourg, France

From 28 to 29 June 2022, the European Youth Foundation visited the project “FUNding peace: the power grid for your project” of the organisation Service Civil International SCI, organised at the youth centre De Hoge Rielen, in Belgium. The project is an international activity gathering 21...

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The EYF visits pilot activity on youth participation in Bulgaria

17 June 2022

The EYF visited on 16 - 18 June a pilot activity in Hisarya, Bulgaria, implemented in the framework of the 2022 Youth Campaign Democracy Here. Democracy Now. This is a local project by Youth and Civil Initiatives in The Rose Valley, in which students and teachers from 5 high-schools in the...

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Decisions of the Programming Committee on Youth in June 2022 on EYF grants

17 June 2022 Strasbourg, France

From 15 to 17 June 2022, the Programming Committee on Youth (CPJ) held its 47th meeting in Strasbourg. The CPJ took decisions on the grants for international activities and annual work plans to be implemented by youth organisations in 2023. The CPJ took the following decisions on grant...

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Updates on pilot activity grants for 2023

As priorly announced, 6 June 2022 was the last deadline for grant applications for pilot activities taking place in 2022. A deadline for applications for pilot activity projects to take place in 2023 jointly with the maximum amount allowed for pilot activity grants for 2023 will be made public by...

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Youth organisations from France learn more about the European Youth Foundation and other Council of Europe’s opportunities

1 June 2022 Strasbourg, France

From 30 May to 1 June 2022, the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe and the French Ministry of Education and Youth, organised a training session on the funding instruments of the European Youth Foundation and on the educational tools of the Council of Europe’s youth sector for 18...

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Training session on the EYF support for youth organisations in Croatia

19 May 2022 Strasbourg

The European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe and the Croatian Central State Office for Demography and Youth organised on 17 – 19 May 2022 an online training session for youth non-governmental organisations in Croatia. The session focused on the Council of Europe youth sector priorities,...

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6 June 2022: last cut-off date for Pilot Activities in 2022

23 May 2022 Strasbourg

If you are registered with the EYF as a local or national NGO, you can apply for the Pilot Activity grant, until 6 June 2022 (midnight, CET). This is the last cut-off dates for pilot activities of the EYF in 2022. This cut-off date is for projects starting in 2022... In a nutshell, pilot...

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The EYF visited youth projects in Albania

9 May 2022 Strasbourg

From 9 to 11 May 2022, the EYF visited funded projects in Albania, in the cities of Durres and Tirana. This was the first opportunity since pandemic restrictions were eased for the EYF to get to know the newly registered organisations in the country. First to be visited was Youth Activities...

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Stronger competences on non-formal education in youth organisations

16 May 2022 Strasbourg

From 9 to 14 May 2022, 30 youth leaders, youth workers, facilitators, members of youth organisations from across the continent, attended a training course on the essentials of non-formal education, organised by the Education and Training Division of the Youth Department and the European Youth...

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Call for participants for online training session: Introduction to the Council of Europe’s resources and EYF grants for youth organisations in the Republic of Croatia

The European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe and the Croatian Central State Office for Demography and Youth are looking for participants for an online training session for youth non-governmental organisations in Croatia. The session will focus on the Council of Europe youth sector...

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EYF visits project of the Federation of Young European Greens

22 April 2022

On 21 and 22 April 2022, the EYF visited the international activity „The politics of Mental Health”, organised by the Federation of Young European Greens (FYEG) in Podgorica, Montenegro. This activity is a training course that gathered 36 young participants from 12 Council of Europe's member...

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Decisions on EYF grants taken in April 2022

On 11 April 2022, the Programming Committee on Youth decided to approve 13 pilot activities for a total amount of €170 527. These grants concern applications received by the EYF before the first deadline, 1 March 2022, as part of its special call for the campaign “Democracy Here. Democracy Now”....

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Information sessions for youth organisations about the EYF special call for youth projects within the campaign “Democracy here. Democracy now”

4 April 2022 Strasbourg, France

The European Youth Foundation will organise two online sessions with the purpose of informing youth organisations about the newly launched 2022 youth campaign Democracy Here | Democracy Now and about the EYF special call for local projects (pilot activities) and international activities, as...

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Decisions on EYF grants taken in March 2022

24 March 2022 Strasbourg, France

On 21 March 2022, the Programming Committee on Youth took the following decisions on EYF grant applications submitted to the European Youth Foundation at the cut-off date of 24 January 2022 for pilot activities and at the cut-off date of 1 March 2022 for international activities 4 international...

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The EYF visits an international youth activity in Braga, Portugal

23 March 2022

As part of its regular project monitoring, a staff member of the EYF visited the international activity “Youth takes the floor - a training course on how to increase youth participation in decision making”. The activity was organised by the DYPALL Network in Braga, from 20 to 26 March 2022....

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1 April 2022 - next deadline for grant applications

14 March 2022 Strasbourg

The deadline for applications for international activities and annual work plans to take place in 2023 is approaching. Eligible youth organisations must submit their proposals through the EYF online system by 1 April 2022 (midnight, Strasbourg time). Only registered youth NGOs are able to submit...

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Armed attack on Ukraine and impact on EYF-supported projects

02 March 2022 Strasbourg

The European Youth Foundation is following the current developments in Ukraine and understands that EYF-supported youth projects may be impacted by the effects of the Russian Federation’s armed attack on Ukraine. We are available to respond to queries that youth organisations may have in relation...

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Special call to support projects within the 2022 youth campaign "Democracy Here. Democracy Now"

25 March 2022 Strasbourg

The European Youth Foundation will support youth organisations that are looking for funding to organise international activities and pilot activities in the context of the 2022 youth campaign "Democracy Here. Democracy Now". The next deadline to apply for this special call is 16 May 2022. Youth...

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EYF to support projects within the 2022 Youth campaign – Youth campaign for revitalising democracy

22 December 2021 Strasbourg

EYF to support projects within the 2022 Youth campaign: Youth campaign for revitalising democracy Youth-led organisations active at local, national, regional, and international level will be invited to apply for grants to the European Youth Foundation for their activities in the framework of the...

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