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Jean Monnet – Key Activity 3 – Structural support

Call for proposals EACEA/30/12 - "Jean Monnet programme support for European Associations active at European level in the field of European Integration and Education and Training."

Purpose and Objectives

The Call for proposal aims at the selection of organisations for the conclusion of annual operating grant agreements covering the budget year 2013. It does not concern organizations that have concluded a Framework Partnership Agreement with the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency for 2011-2013.

The purpose of this Call for proposals is to support European Associations in the fields of education and training active in:

  • European integration subjects and/or
  • Pursuing the objectives of the European Education and Training policy.

In the implementation of Key Activity 3 of the Jean Monnet programme, the specific objectives of this call for proposals are:

  • to support high-quality European Associations contributing to increasing knowledge and awareness on the European integration process through education and training.
  • to support high-quality European Associations contributing to the implementation of at least one of the strategic objectives of the strategic framework for European cooperation in education and training ("ET 2020").

Call for proposals EACEA/30/12

The call for proposals has been published in the Official Journal of the European Communities on the 21/09/2012 (OJ C285/08).

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Guidelines for Applicants (+ annex to the guidelines)

The guidelines for applicants supplement the call text by providing more detailed information on the call and they explain in particular the funding modalities and submission procedure. The annexes to the guidelines aim to give a detailed description of the points that should be covered in the description of the detailed work programme (Annex 1) and provide an overview of the assessment grid (Annex 2).

Applicants from countries outside the Euro zone must use the conversion rates published in the Official Journal of the European Union, series C, on the date of publication of this call for proposals.

Please find here the new relevant link:

Proposals must comply with the provisions set out in Call for proposals EACEA/30/12 and Guidelines for Applicants: - English Français Deutsch

Deadline for submission of the application

Applications must be submitted at the latest at 12:00 p.m. (mid-day Brussels time) on 15 November 2012. After this date, the on-line application system will be closed until the next application phase.


Application Procedure – 2 steps

STEP 1 : on line submission via eForm

The grant application form is available for completion and submission on-line. All applicants are required to submit their application on-line. You will find details below of all the relevant documents for Jean Monnet – Key Activity 3 – Structural support

1.1 Download the new electronic form (referred to as the "eForm" below).

 pdf Download the eForm

Before you start to fill in your on-line application form, please print and read the eForm User Guide.

"eForm User Guide – Operating Grants 2007-2013" PDF English

You need to have the Adobe Reader version 8.1.5 or higher installed on your computer in order to able to download and complete the eForm. If you don't have it on your computer, please click here to download the latest version of Adobe Reader.

You will also find on this page all technical issues related to the eForm:

1.2  Fill in and submit the eForm and annexes

Once you have downloaded the eForm you must complete all of the data fields. In addition, you must complete and attach annexes 1 and 2 before the submission:

If you experience a technical problem when submitting your application this must be reported to the EACEA by e-mail (eacea-helpdesk@ec.europa.eu and EACEA-P2-ASSOC-EUR@ec.europa.eu) before 12.00 p.m. (mid-day Brussels time) on 15 November 2012.

Technical problems reported after this time will not be accepted as justification for the late submission of applications.

We advise applicants not to wait until the last moment before submitting their application on-line.

Annexes

1. Declaration of honour:

Grant request more than 60.000 € : PDF English
Grant request less than or equal 60.000 € : PDF English

2. Grant calculation:

Reminder: The present call for proposals offers the opportunity for beneficiaries to apply either for Flat Rate based financing or for Budget based financing. An applicant body may submit only one type of application.

Annex 2a - for a Flat Rate application:

Annex 2b - for a Budget based application:

- Grant calculator

- Budget form

STEP 2 : Electronic Version to be sent via Email

In order to safeguard the interests of the applicant and the Agency and in order to enable the submission of additional required information/documents, a complete electronic version of the Application File must also be sent by email by the deadline of 15 November 2012 to the Agency at the following address: EACEA-P2-ASSOC-EUR@ec.europa.eu

The paper Application file is composed of:

  • a pdf version of the submitted Electronic Application form (eForm);
  • a pdf version of the duly signed Declaration of honour;
  • a pdf version of the duly signed  legal entity form;
  • a copy of the organisation’s duly registered articles of association; furthermore the statutes and the extract from the official gazette/trade register for the minimum member association must be provided. For private individual institutions (e.g. schools and universities) that are part of the minimum members (European Association Category 2) please provide statutes and proof that they are not for profit organizations;
  • a pdf version of the duly signed financial identification form (bank details form);
  • a pdf version of the duly signed and stamped detailed budget (form for a Budget based application or grant calculator for a Flat Rate application);
  • organisations which are not public bodies applying for a grant above EUR 60 000 are required to provide a copy of the official annual accounts (balance sheet and profit and loss accounts) for the last financial year certified by an external approved auditor;
  • an activity report covering the period of 2011 and the first semester of 2012;
  • CV's of the key persons working for the European Association;
  • the organization chart of the applicant association.

Forms to download:

  • Financial Identity Form: EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
  • Legal Identity Form: EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
  • European CV

Supplementary information

Grant agreement models:

Please note that the standard grant agreements of the Agency are currently under revision due to the entry into force of the new Financial Regulation and its Rules of Application as from 1 January 2013. For this reason they are not yet annexed to the call. The Agency will publish the draft grant agreements related to this call as soon as possible and, in any event, in due time before the deadline for the submission of proposals.

Please note also that the other documents available to you are already in line with the new provisions. The Agency reserves, however, the right to introduce changes or additional details subject to the adoption of the final text of the Financial Regulation and Rules of Application. In this case the changes will be announced in due time before the deadline of the call.

Contact

This action is managed by the EACEA, Unit P2 Lifelong Learning: Erasmus, Jean Monnet.
Further information can be obtained from:

EACEA - Unit P2 Lifelong Learning: Erasmus, Jean Monnet
Call for proposal EACEA 24/10 - Operating grants
E-mail : EACEA-P2-ASSOC-EUR@ec.europa.eu

Supporting documents

The award of European Union grants is governed by the rules and procedures laid down in:

  • Decision No 1720/2006/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 November 2006 , establishing an action programme in the field of lifelong learning.
  • Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002 of 25 June 2002 on the Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Communities(OJ L 248, 16.9.2002, p. 1, as subsequently amended);
  • Commission Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 2342/2002 of 23 December 2002 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002 on the Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Communities (OJ L 357, 31.12.2002, p. 1, as subsequently amended ;
  • Proposal for Regulation (EU) No …/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union (expected to enter into force as from 1 January 2013);
  • Proposal for Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No …/.. of XXX on the rules of application of the Regulation (EU) No …/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union (expected to enter into force as from 1 January 2013).
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