Who can apply
An international organisation has members or branches in at least 7 Council of Europe (CoE) member countries*. The head office or seat of the organisation is considered separately to the branches.
An international network can be considered as such when it includes at least 7 youth NGOs in 7 different Council of Europe countries*. When applying for EYF registration one organisation is considered as the applicant, thus the need for at least 6 other youth NGOs in 6 separate countries, members of CoE*.
A regional network has at least 4 and not more than 6 youth NGOs in different CoE member countries*. When applying for registration, the applicant organisation will be considered as 1 organisation, thus the need for 3 to 5 other youth NGOs in different CoE member countries*.
National level youth organisation in a Council of Europe member state*.
Local level youth organisation in a Council of Europe member state*.
* Statute of the European Youth Foundation
Article 3 – Participation by Contracting Parties to the European Cultural Convention, not members of the Council of Europe: Any Contracting Party to the European Cultural Convention which is not a member of the Council of Europe may be invited by a decision of the Committee of Ministers to participate in the activities of the Foundation.