FER - EUROPEAN REFUGEE FUND - COMMUNITY ACTIONS
Grants for transnational co-operation projects on the reception, the integration and voluntary rapatriation of refugees, displaced persons and asylum seekers. ERF is the European funding for major projects for refugees and asylum seekers.
|Updated||Amount ?Global budget||Duration||Budget line?Reference code of this programme on "Draft General Budget of the EU for the financial year 2014"||Legal basis?European legal reference for this grant to download|
|26 November 2013||Global budget: 628 million euro||2008-2013||More details||More details|
This fund is a framework programme, organised in different strands (sub-programmes)
AbstractGrants for transnational co-operation projects on the reception, the integration and voluntary rapatriation of refugees, displaced persons and asylum seekers
Does my project meet the priority requirements of this fund?This programme will be renewed by the new ASYLUM AND MIGRATION fund with an overall budget of 3,869 million euro for 2014-2020. It will support actions addressing all aspects of migration, including asylum, legal migration, integration and the return of irregularly staying non-EU nationals.
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How much can I expect ?Up to 90% of ... More details
Areas concernedSocial Affairs, Humanitarian, Justice - Security, Co-op & Development,
Who can apply?Local and Regional authorities, Federations Unions, Administrations States, Development NGOs, Universities, Associations,
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The partner is a body actively involved in the project (from conception to its realisation) and in reception of part of the grant. It is by no means a subcontractor and must be directly involved in the successful completion of the overall project. It is important to note that the partners, regard...
To adapt to the multiannual financial framework 2014-2020 :
We are currently in the pivotal period of the end of the programming period 2007-2013 and of the preparation of the new multiannual financial framework (MFF). Indeed, a political agreement related to the 2014-2020 MFF has been concluded the 27th of June 2013 between the European institutions. The...
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Recent questionsDear Mr Leevre, Can you please send me some information on when the next call would be opening, after April 23rd, 2009?
Recent questionsI want to find out when a call for proposal within this section is open
Recent questionsHi, having just completed the funding in Brussels about accessing EU funding we are keen to get at least some experience and therefore looking for partners under the ERF Community Actions call where we can benefit from the experience of more advanced organisations. Many thanks, Anne Nolan, Information and Support Unit for New Communities, Mount Sion, Barrack Street, Waterford, Ireland
Recent questionsBonjour, Je recherche toutes les aides europeennes a destination des TPE et PME françaises. Lorsque j'interroge votre moteur et que j'inscris PME tant en beneficiare ou en secteur, je me retrouve avec des programmes qui ne concernent en rien ces entreprises comme le FER par exemple. Pouvez-vous svp m'expliquer les raisons de ces resultats et la maniere que je dois adopter pour parvenir a mes fins? Je vous remercie d'avance pour votre reponse. Cordialement Beatrice Piette-Oliver
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