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ERIAC Grant-making to Protect and Promote EU Values and Rights

In the frame of the ERIANCET4EU project financed by the Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values Programme (CERV) of the European Union, and with a long-term goal of using culture and cultural diplomacy to strengthen open, rights-based, democratic, equal and inclusive society in EU, the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture (ERIAC) is inviting applications from its member organizations based in the EU that seek to change narratives about Roma in Europe through advocacy, cultural diplomacy and intercultural exchange between Roma and non-Roma.


General objective of the call is to strengthen capacity to protect and promote EU rights and values and increase citizen awareness of EU rights and values.  We are looking for projects with a clear European dimension that:




The program aims to provide project-based support to ERIAC member organizations based in the EU, enabling them to develop cultural activities focusing on awareness raising, commemoration, remembrance, research and education, with aim to explore shared European aspects of Romani history to further discuss current European challenges and Roma experience as a shared European narrative that defines European values of diversity, tolerance and fundamental rights. ERIAC funding priorities extend to initiatives that:




The grants will be awarded for a minimum of 2 months and a maximum of one-year period projects through the following tranches:

The rate of the project funding is 80%. 20% of the project costs must be provided by the applicant organization in the form of financial contribution in case of medium and large grants. 



The eligible activities may include but are not limited to:

Activities should duly pay attention to gender perspective, both at design and implementation phase, as this will be taken into account in the evaluation. 




 The beneficiaries will be selected on a competitive basis, evaluated on the relevance of the application, quality of the proposed initiative and originality of their proposal. The Selection Committee will in particular pay attention to:


Large and medium size sub-grants are only available to organizations with significant grant and project management experience and sufficient 20% self-financing contribution.


How to apply?


Proposal can be submitted between April 7, 2023 – June 7, 2023. Applications received later will not be considered. 

Applicants are required to submit an application in English via an online application form.

Additionally, applicants will be required to submit:


Download the application information package here: ERIAC-GRANT-2023_Application_Information_Pack 


In case of questions, please reach out to ERIAC via  eriac@eriac.org writing in the Subject Line: ERIAC Grant



Application Form - ERIACNET4EU GRANT



Please provide a short presentation of your organisation (mission, key activities, achievements etc.) relevant to the domain covered by the project.
Arts and culture domain: (you can highlight more than one)(Required)
Please provide a description of your relevant competences and previous experiences as well as those of the key staff who will be involved in the project. (max 100 words)


Necessity and effects: What action needs to be done and which effects do you expect to accomplish? Goals: Which goals do you wish to achieve with your project? How can these achievements be measured? Where do you wish to realize your project? What actions or activities will your project cover? What will be the outputs of your project?
Who will benefit from your project (you, your family, Roma community, majority society, etc.)? (max. 100 words)
What impact or change would you like to achieve? How will you try to ensure sustainability and long-term impact? (max. 100 words)
How will you ensure visibility of your project (max. 100 words)


Which financial trench are you applying for?(Required)
Bank name, IBAN, SWIFT Code.


(no more than 10 MB) BUDGET (EXCEL FILE) - Annual Financial Report - Previous Project Management Experience Report, for example but submitting a narrative activity report from the previous year
Max. file size: 3 MB.
Max. file size: 3 MB.
Max. file size: 3 MB.
Please confirm before submitting(Required)