What we support
Learn more in this section about the four types of grants of the European Youth Foundation and about the priorities that the projects must be in line with to be supported by the European Youth Foundation.
Moreover, the European Youth Foundation provides financial and educational support to a wide range of youth projects, focusing on a range of different topics. Whether projects take place at local or international level, EYF-supported projects all share some common characteristics. Learn more about these characteristics and check examples of projects supported at the dedicated page.
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.
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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.
In addition to its regular deadlines for projects, the EYF may have special calls, related to very relevant political and policy priorities of the youth sector of the Council of Europe.