EU4Health - Action grants to support implementation of best practices on the ground with direct impact on the effort to tackle mental health challenges during COVID-19

Deadline :
January 25, 2022 5:00 AM

Brussels time

Project Duration:
Funding available:
€750,000
Partners required:
The consortium must be composed by at least one NGO active in the field of mental health, preferably at EU level.

Funding programme

EU4Health is the EU’s funding programme to deliver on EU health policy and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Read more about EU4Health here.

Call overview

This call aims to increase awareness, knowledge sharing and capacity building in the area of mental health.

Call summary

The COVID-19 pandemic has immediate and long-term consequences, including on mental health, which require action. The Commission Communication ‘Short-term EU health preparedness for COVID-19 outbreaks]’ calls to support the roll-out of practices that address the mental health impact of COVID-19 and have a potential for improvements and to support health professionals as well as NGOs focusing on mental health challenges during the pandemic. Best practices, which are developed and implemented successfully in one country, can be transferred to other countries with a concrete, direct, positive impact for citizens, health systems and society.

This action supports the policy objective of reducing the burden of NCDs and meets the following the EU4Health Programme’s general objective of improving and fostering health in the Union.

Call details

Activities to be funded under this topic:

  • The transfer of practices shared within the Health Policy Platform network on ‘COVID-19 mental health support’.
  • raising awareness, knowledge sharing and support for health professionals’ training
  • development of necessary guidance and/or training material, such as video tutorials, manuals, etc.

Eligibility

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

  • be legal entities (public or private bodies) created under Union law or an international organisation, or 
  • be established in one of the eligible countries, i.e. EU Member States (including overseas countries and territories linked to it) or eligible non-EU countries

Applicant organisations interested in applying should be public or private non-profit organisations. NGOs active in the field of mental health are recommended to participate in the action.

Consortium Composition

The consortium must be composed by at least one NGO active in the field of mental health, preferably at EU level.

Budget

There is an available budget of EUR 750 000 and 2 proposals will be awarded under this topic.

Project duration

The duration of proposals should range between 12 and 36 months. The recommended length of a project is 24 months.

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Deadline :
January 25, 2022 5:00 AM

Brussels time

Project Duration:
Funding available:
€750,000
Partners required:
The consortium must be composed by at least one NGO active in the field of mental health, preferably at EU level.