What is this guide for?

95 pages of practical advice to help you with the formalisation of your applications and thereby increase your success rates in the European Commission’s calls for proposals.

  • Preparing your project
  • Formalising your application
  • Finding the right partners


For environmental protection issues, the guide is available in digital format only!


This guide is intended for all European project leaders, regardless of the level and type of grant involved.

What’s in this guide?

It answers key questions:

  • How to formalise your project
  • How to find good partners
  • How to write a grant application
  • How to ensure the sustainability of your project
  • How to effectively evaluate your project

Produced with the help of many European project leaders, it contains practical examples that will enable you to make rapid progress.

Lorraine De Bouchony – CEO: Lorraine de Bouchony is co-founder of Welcomeurope. She coordinates strategic consulting missions for large private groups and contributes to numerous networks on public policies in Europe.

Valérie Buisine – Deputy Managing Director: after launching the Training Department in 2002, Valérie Buisine now heads the Consulting Department of Welcomeurope.

Vanessa Gehin – Consultant: formerly Head of Community co-financing at the Overseas Mobility Agency, Vanessa Gehin joined Welcomeurope as Senior Consultant.

Jeanne Collin – Consultant: former European Project Manager at the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Jeanne Collin joined Welcomeurope as Senior Consultant.

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