Ready to apply for European funding? Attend a workshop!
The Europe for Citizens programme fosters a since of European identity between ordinary people from all over Europe.  You can create a project that connects and engages people in a discussion about issues that are important to them.

Calls for Proposals for ALL STRANDS will open 1 January 2018 and close 1 March 2018. Preparing a proposal? Come to a helpful application workshop:

DUBLIN – Civil Society Projects – Tuesday 5 December 2017    Book Now
DUBLIN – European Remembrance – Thurs 7 December 2017   Book Now

Can’t make these? We have more dates in January for you in Dublin and Cork. to register your interest or find out more about the programme.


2018 Themes and Priorities – Get up to Speed!
What kind of projects will be funded by Europe for Citizens? The Commission has outlined the areas that they wish to see projects address in 2018 including:

  • Combating the stigmatisation of migrants and minority groups
  • Key dates in 20th century history to be commemorated (see here)
  • Anti-semitism, Anti-Gypsyism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance
  • Debating the Future of Europe and Euroscepticsm
  • Promoting solidarity in times of crisis
  • European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018

Come to one of our workshops to unpack your project idea and work on the priorities. See dates in Dublin above!  Read the full Priorities document here.

We’re on Facebook! 
Follow our pan-European page on Facebook to get ideas, content, partners and project news. There’s no better way to feel connected to the wider Europe for Citizens family and support the programme. Like our page !
Europe for Citizens Online Database – Search for Projects!

Have you checked out our handy database of Europe for Citizens grantees?The catalogue lists projects funded from 2014 onwards. Enter the search term ‘IRELAND’ to see what Irish organisations and towns have been awarded funding.

Top Tip:  The EACEA have their own Europe for Citizens newsletter packed with case studies and helpful information – join the mailing list today.


The aim of the Europe for Citizens Programme is to:

  • Contribute to citizens’ understanding of the EU, its history and diversity.
  • Foster European citizenship and improve conditions for civic and democratic participation at EU level.

The programme includes funding opportunities to which nonprofit organisations are invited to apply. Full details available on the official website. is run by The Wheel. The promotion of the programme in Ireland is funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the EACEA.
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