European Parliament - Call for grants for media actions in the area of communication ahead of the 2024 European Elections

Deadline :
January 26, 2023 5:00 PM

Brussels time

Project Duration:
Funding available:
EUR 8 000 000
Partners required:
The actions supported under this call are mono-beneficiary actions.

Funding programme

The European Parliament is the legislative branch of the European Union and its communications grants programme provides funding to advance its institutional communication strategy.

Call overview

The purpose of this call is to award grants co-financing media actions by news agencies, television channels, radio stations, digital media and written press.

Background

The European Parliament as the only EU Institution elected by universal suffrage aims at raising citizens’ awareness of the role and democratic values of the European Union as well as informing on its decision, in order to contribute to a wide public debate and engage with citizens ahead of the forthcoming European Elections in spring 2024.

Objective

These media actions must have a two-fold objective:

1. Providing regular, reliable, pluralistic and non-partisan information on the forthcoming 2024 European Elections, as well as on the political and legislative work of the European Parliament (inter alia: recovery plan Next Generation EU, European Green Deal, European Digital Economy, Europe in the world, Future of Europe, rule of law, etc.), emphasizing its implications in the European citizen’s daily lives.

2. Promoting participation and engaging citizens and civil society organisations in the debate on the forthcoming 2024 European Elections, by organising online and off-line events, public consultations, surveys, etc.

Scope

This is a call for EU action grants for communication activities in the field of media managed by the DG Communication of the European Parliament, ahead of the 2024 European Elections.

The purpose of this call for proposal is to award grants co-financing media actions by news agencies, television channels, radio stations, digital media and written press. Digital media includes both digital-only media and digital platforms of other media.

Eligibility

The actions supported under this call are mono-beneficiary actions. This means that only proposals submitted by one only legal entity are eligible for a grant. Grant agreements will be signed with a single beneficiary.

To be eligible for a grant, applicants must be able to demonstrate that they are a legal person:

  • constituted and registered as legal entity for at least two years at the time of application;
  • based in one of the Member States of the European Union;
  • with nonpartisan political affiliation.

Entities from all EUMember States are eligible.

Budget

The indicative availablebudget for this call is EUR 8 000000.

Duration

The actions shall have a duration of at least 6 months and take place between 1 September 2023 and 31 December 2024.

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Deadline :
January 26, 2023 5:00 PM

Brussels time

Project Duration:
Funding available:
EUR 8 000 000
Partners required:
The actions supported under this call are mono-beneficiary actions.