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Grants

 
General information about grants awarded

The Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Union sets out the principles for implementation of the budget, including the principle of transparency, which is affirmed throughout the Financial Regulation and the Rules of Application for it. Provision is made for appropriate ex ante and/or ex post publication of implementation of the budget.

Rules for publication of grants are set out in Article 128 of the Financial Regulation, which makes provision for ex ante publication of the annual programme and calls for proposals and ex post publication of grants awarded in the course of a financial year. A grant is said to have been awarded when a legal undertaking is first given, i.e. when the first agreement has been signed.

 
Directorate-General for Logistics and Interpretation for Conferences – financial support for training in conference interpreting

The European Parliament's interpreting service can provide financial assistance in the form of grants for actions related to conference interpreter training. The aim of the grants programme is to help educate new generations of qualified conference interpreters in order to address existing shortages for some languages, to prepare for the future accession of candidate countries, and to maintain a high standard of interpreting in the European Union's official languages and the languages of its main political partners.

A call for proposals is launched once a year, usually in the first quarter of the year, detailing the conditions, grants selection criteria and timetable for the selection and award procedure.

Please check this website for updates concerning future calls for proposals.

 
 
Directorate General for Communication – Financial support for communication actions (media and events)

DG Communication has adopted a multi-annual work programme for grants in the area of communication covering the period 2016-2019. This multi-annual work programme for grants is implemented through calls for proposals published on this website. Applicants shall apply for funding following the requirements set out in the calls for proposals.

Questions of clarification may be sent by e-mail to: dgcomm-subvention@ep.europa.eu

Data protection notice

Multi-annual work programme for grants in the area of communication
Call for proposals for the establishment of a grant agreement for the design and implementation of the outdoor programme of the European Youth Event 2020 in Strasbourg - COMM/SUBV/2019/E

CALL FOR PROPOSALS COMM/SUBV/2019/E

The application deadline for the call for proposals is 6 June 2019, midnight (CET).

The City of Strasbourg may organise a visit of the site on Tuesday 28 May between 11:30 and 12:15. Applicants wishing to request this visit must send an e-mail to the following address: eye@europarl.europa.eu.

 
 
Ex post publication

Under the Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Union, the award of grants is governed by the principle of transparency, which means inter alia that there must be ex post publication.

Articles 21 and 191 of the Rules of Application for grants stipulate that ‘All grants awarded in the course of a financial year, except scholarships paid to natural persons, shall be published’ on ‘the internet site of the Community institution concerned during the first half of the year following the closure of the budget year in respect of which they were awarded.’

Parliament is also obliged - in order to comply with personal data protection legislation (Article 35 of the Financial Regulation and Article 21 of the Rules of Application) - to limit the information which is published on grants. Information on grants awarded over the last two years will be published on the website. Older figures will be accessible upon request from the relevant directorates-general, with due regard for Regulation 45/2001/EC (see legal opinion on this website).

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