The new Call for Proposals under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund aims at funding projects in the area of Integration of third-country nationals.
Project applications submitted under the present Call for Proposals must address at least one of the following priorities:
- Promoting active participation in society overall: The objectives are to promote the development and implementation of innovative actions to increase third country nationals’ participation in educational and social activities, cultural life, the volunteering sector, media professions, decision‑making/consultation and representation frameworks; and foster knowledge- and experience‑sharing and capacity‑building.
- Pre-departure and post-arrival support for the integration of persons in need of international protection who are being relocated within the EU or resettled from a third country: The objectives are to support pre-departure activities aimed at preparing resettled third country nationals for their life in the EU; specific post-arrival activities; and capacity-building in the receiving communities. These activities should inter alia address vulnerable groups (e.g. women, children).
Under both priorities, integrated transnational multi-stakeholder partnerships should be sought, ideally between national, regional and local authorities (municipalities) and civil society organisations.
The EU co-funding can be equal to or more than EUR 450 000 and equal to or less than EUR 750 000 per project. The EU grant is limited to a maximum co-funding rate of 90% of the total eligible costs of the action. Proposals must be submitted not later than 28 February 2017.
More information: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/amif/topics/amif-2016-ag-inte-01.html