Call: Support for information measures relating to the EU Cohesion policy

Programme
Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy - European Commission
Type of Fund Action programme
Description of programme
"Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy - European Commission"
EU regional policy is an investment policy. It supports job creation, competitiveness, economic growth, improved quality of life and sustainable development. These investments support the delivery of the Europe 2020 strategy.
Regional Policy is delivered through three main funds: the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the Cohesion Fund (CF) and the European Social Fund (ESF).
Link ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/
Call
Support for information measures relating to the EU Cohesion policy
Description of call
"Support for information measures relating to the EU Cohesion policy"
The main aim is to provide support for the production and dissemination of information and content linked to EU Cohesion policy, while respecting complete editorial independence of the actors involved.
The specific objectives of this call for proposals are:
  • To promote and foster a better understanding of the role of Cohesion policy in supporting all EU's regions;
  • To increase awareness of projects funded by the EU - through Cohesion policy in particular - and of their impact on people's lives;
  • To disseminate information and encourage an open dialogue on Cohesion policy, its results, its role in delivering on the EU's political priorities and on its future;
  • To encourage civic participation in matters related to Cohesion policy and to foster citizens' participation to setting priorities for the future of this policy.
Link http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/newsroom/funding-opportunities/calls-for-proposal/
Thematic Focus European Citizenship, Media, Regional development
Provenance of applicants of programme
"Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy - European Commission"
EU Member States
Funding area EU Member States
Eligible applicants University, NGO / NPO, Research Institution, Education and Training Centres, Public Services, Association, Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), Other, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), Lobby Group / Professional Association / Trade Union
Applicant details Eligible applicants (lead and co-applicants as well as affiliated entities if any) must be legal entities established and registered in an EU Member State.
Call opens 04.09.2017
Call closes 16.10.2017
Recurring Call No
Project inbetween 01.02.2018
Further info The indicative duration of the actions should be 12 months (1 February 2018 - 31 January 2019).
Type of Funding Grant
Financial details The total budget earmarked for the co-financing of information measures under this call is estimated at 4 Mio. €.
The grant amount will be minimum 70 000 € and maximum 500 000 €. 
The EU grant will take the form of reimbursement of up to 80% of the actual eligible costs of the action.
Submission European Commission
Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) – Communication Unit A2
(NOT BE OPENED BY THE CENTRAL MAIL SERVICE)
Call for proposals 2017CE16BAT063
To the attention of the Head of Unit – Mrs Monfret Agnes
BU-1 00/14
B-1049 Brussels
BELGIUM