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Document C2021/464/05

Call for proposals 2022 - EAC/A10/2021 European Solidarity Corps 2021/C 464/05

PUB/2021/905

OJ C 464, 17.11.2021, p. 17–18 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

17.11.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 464/17


Call for proposals 2022 - EAC/A10/2021

European Solidarity Corps

(2021/C 464/05)

1.   Introduction and objectives

This call for proposals is based on the Regulation (EU) 2021/888 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2021 establishing the European Solidarity Corps Programme, as well as on the 2022 Annual Work Programme of the European Solidarity Corps (C(2021)7860). The European Solidarity Corps Programme covers the period 2021 to 2027. The general and specific objectives of European Solidarity Corps Programme are listed in Article 3 of the Regulation.

2.   Actions

This call for proposals covers the following actions of the European Solidarity Corps programme:

Volunteering Projects

Volunteering Teams in High Priority Areas

Solidarity Projects

Quality Label for solidarity volunteering activities

Quality Label for humanitarian aid volunteering

Volunteering under the European Voluntary Humanitarian Aid Corps.

3.   Eligibility

Any public or private entity whether non-profit or profit making, local, regional, national or international may apply for funding under the European Solidarity Corps. In addition, groups of young people registered in the European Solidarity Corps Portal, may apply for funding for Solidarity Projects.

The following countries (1) can fully take part in all European Solidarity Corps actions:

the 27 Member States of the European Union and Overseas Countries and Territories,

third countries associated to the Programme:

the EFTA/EEA countries: Iceland and Liechtenstein,

EU candidate countries (2): the Republic of Turkey, the Republic of North Macedonia.

In addition, certain actions are open to entities legally established in third countries not associated to the Programme.

Please refer to the 2022 European Solidarity Corps Guide for further details on the modalities of participation.

4.   Budget and duration of projects

The total budget earmarked for this call for proposals is estimated at EUR 138 800 000.

The total budget earmarked for the call for proposals as well as its repartition is indicative subject to the adoption of the 2022 European Solidarity Corps Annual Work Programme, and may be modified subject to an amendment of the Annual Work Programme for the European Solidarity Corps. Potential applicants are invited to regularly consult the Annual Work Programmes for the European Solidarity Corps and their amendments, published on: https://europa.eu/youth/solidarity/organisations/reference-documents-resources

The grants awarded and the duration of projects vary depending on factors such as the type of project and the type of applicants eligible.

5.   Deadline for the submission of applications

Deadlines for submission of applications specified below end at 12.00 (noon), Brussels time.

Volunteering Projects

23 February 2022

(optional round)

4 October 2022

Solidarity Projects

23 February 2022

(optional round)

4 May 2022

4 October 2022

Deadlines for submission of applications specified below end at 17.00, Brussels time.

Volunteering Teams in High Priority Areas

6 April 2022

Volunteering under the Humanitarian Aid Corps

3 May 2022

Applications for the Quality Labels can be submitted on a continuous basis.

Please refer to the 2022 European Solidarity Corps Guide for detailed instructions for the submission of applications.

6.   Full details

The detailed conditions of this call for proposals, including priorities, can be found in the 2022 European Solidarity Corps Guide at the following internet address: https://europa.eu/youth/solidarity/organisations/calls-for-proposals

The 2022 European Solidarity Corps Guide constitutes an integral part of this call for proposals and the conditions for participation and funding expressed therein apply in full to this call.


(1)  Legally established entities and people legally residing in these countries.

(2)  Subject to the signature of the bilateral Association Agreements.


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