This call for proposals for action grants is based on the 2015 annual work programme of the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC Programme). It aims to co-fund transnational projects, which are in line with the specific objective of the programme, to prevent and combat racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance.
Proposals should aim to produce results with EU added value.
Organisations interested in submitting applications are strongly advised to study the detailed terms and conditions set out in this call for proposals and in the Guide for Action Grants published together with this call and constituting an integral part of the conditions of the call.
PRIORITIES AND ACTIVITIES TO BE FUNDED
The proposals under this call shall focus on the priorities described below:
- Best practices to prevent and combat racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance (BEST)
- Training and capacity building for strengthening criminal responses to hate crime and hate speech (TRAI)
- Empowering and supporting victims of hate crime and hate speech (VICT)
Proposals shall complement the efforts of the EU in the area of preventing and combating racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance. Duplications of already existing initiatives will not be funded. Applicants shall explain and demonstrate how their proposals are aligned with the respective EU policies and with the documents published by the European Commission and referred to under each priority. The degree of relevance to the priorities of the call for proposals will be assessed under the relevance award criterion.