Erasmus+ is the EU funding programme for education, training, youth and sport for the period 2021-2027. Read more about ERASMUS+ here.
This call aims to support sport activities and policies in Third countries not associated to the Erasmus+ programme as a vehicle to promote values as well as an educational tool to promote the personal and social development of individuals and build more cohesive communities.
Capacity-building projects are international cooperation projects based on multilateral partnerships between organisations active in the field of sport in Programme and Third countries not associated to the Erasmus+ Programme.
The action will aim at:
Proposals should focus on certain thematic areas defined at programming stage. Examples of particularly relevant areas are:
The activities proposed must be directly linked to the general and specific objectives of the action and they must be detailed in a project description covering the entire implementation period. Finally, in the context of this international worldwide action, project activities must focus on building and strengthening the capacities of sport organisations and principally in the countries not associated to the Programme from Region 1 covered by the action.
Examples of activities include:
Any organisation, public or private, working with or for young people outside formal settings established in an EU Member State or third country associated to the Programme or a third country not associated to the Programme from Region 1. See section "Eligible Countries" in Part A of the Erasmus+ Programme Guide
Such organisations can, for example, be:
Public or private companies (small, medium or large enterprise (including social enterprises) may be included. Therefore, whereas this action is primarily targeting associations, NGOs and more generally non-for-profit organisations, for-profit organisations can be involved if a clear added value is demonstrated for the project. However, in a capacity building objective, coordination tasks must be limited to non-for-profit organisations.
Capacity-building projects are transnational and involve at least 4 organisations from minimum 3 countries: At least 1 organisation from 2 different EU Member States and third countries associated to the Programme and at least 2 organisations from at least 1 eligible third country not associated to the Programme from Region 1. The number of organisations from EU Member States and third countries associated to the Programme may not be higher than the number of organisations from Third countries not associated to the Programme.
The EU grant per project will vary from a minimum of 100.000 € and a maximum of 200.000 €.
Capacity-building Projects can last one, two or three years. The duration must be chosen at application stage, based on the objective of the project and on the type of activities foreseen over time.