Creative Europe - NEWS - Media Literacy

Deadline :
March 7, 2024 5:00 PM

Brussels time

Project Duration:
Funding available:
The estimated available call budget is EUR 2 000 000
Partners required:
Proposals must be submitted by a consortium of at least 3 applicants

Funding programme

Creative Europe is the EU’s funding programme for providing support to the culture and audiovisual sectors.

Call overview

This call aims to promote media literacy in order to enable citizens to use, and develop a critical understanding of, the media and support knowledge sharing and exchanges on media literacy policies and practices.

Call detail

Support will encourage knowledge sharing and exchanges on media literacy policies and practices to enable the development of innovative cross-border media literacy initiatives and communities across Europe, in a continuously changing digital media landscape and taking into account current user behaviour among various age groups.

Activities to be funded

The following types of activities are eligible under this call for proposals:

(1) Creation and/or distribution of multilingual and/or multicultural material, including interactive content to improve the digital capacities of citizens and their understanding of the media landscape and their resilience against disinformation.

(2) Development of materials for citizens and trainers targeting all or any age and societal groups.

(3) Development of innovative media literacy solutions fit for the future media landscape (the project can include prototypes, but not focus exclusively on IT-development).

(4) Training activities for citizens and educators, including sharing of best practices across linguistic, state and cultural borders.

(5) Organisation of public events and/or workshops to raise awareness and share best practices.

(6) Community-led activities to tailor and make accessible the above-mentioned tools and materials

All proposals should consider citizen inclusiveness, civic engagement and participatory culture as a fundamental aspect of their proposal.

 

Eligibility

In order to be eligible, the applicants(beneficiaries and affiliated entities) must:

  • be legal entities (public or private bodies)
  • be established in one of the eligible countries, i.e. Creative Europe Participating Countries: EU Member States (including overseas countries and territories (OCTs)) and non-EU countries: listed EEA countries and countries associated to the Creative Europe Programme (associated countries) or countries which are in ongoing negotiations for an association agreement and where the agreement enters into force before grant signature

Consortium composition

Proposals must be submitted by a consortium of at least 3 applicants (beneficiaries; not affiliated entities), which complies with the following conditions:

  • minimum 3 entities from 3 different eligible countries
  • consortia may include profit and non-profit organisations (private or public), public authorities (national, regional, local), international organisations, universities and educational institutions, media organisations, research and technology institutions, technology providers, with proven expertise in media literacy and/or digital media, its use, creation, dissemination, media impact assessment and/ or relevant digital technologies

Budget

EUR 500 000 per project. The grant awarded may be lower than the amount requested.

Project duration

Projects should not normally exceed 24 months (extensions are possible, if duly justified and through an amendment).

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Deadline :
March 7, 2024 5:00 PM

Brussels time

Project Duration:
Funding available:
The estimated available call budget is EUR 2 000 000
Partners required:
Proposals must be submitted by a consortium of at least 3 applicants