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Under Horizon Europe, the European Commision funds research that will strengthen democratic governance, trust in institutions and protect fundamental rights.  

2023 calls for proposals for funding

Standing Up For Democracy
Submit your proposal by 14 March 2023
8 topics
Countering Foreign Interference and Misinformation, Combatting Corruption, The Impact of the Climate Crisis on Democracy, Intersectionality
75 million
Indicative budget for this call

Call Standing up for Democracies (2023)

  1. 6 December 2022
    Publication of the Horizon Europe Work Programme 2023 – 2024
  2. 14 December 2022
    Launch of call for proposals for funding
  3. 17 January 2023
  4. 14 March 2023
    Deadline for applicants to submit proposals
  5. July 2023
    Applicants informed if their proposals have been selected
  6. November 2023
    Grant agreement signature for successful projects (TBC)
  7. November/December 2023
    Projects begin their research

All funding information and procedures on how to apply are on the Funding and Tenders portal.

2022 calls for proposals for funding

2nd call under Horizon Europe
Opens on 20 January 2022
3 destinations, 29 topics
Democracy, Governance, Arts, Cultural Heritage, New European Bauhaus, Migration, Gender, Ageing
264 million
Overall indicative budget

Call Reshaping democracies (2022)

  1. 20 January 2022
    Launch of the call for proposals
  2. 20 April 2022
    Deadline for applicants to submit proposals
  3. July 2022
    Notification of applicants if their proposal has been selected
  4. January 2023
    Grant agreement signature for successful projects

All funding information and procedures on how to apply are on the Funding and Tenders portal.

Call Protecting and nurturing democracies (2021)

  1. 22 June 2021
    Launch of the call for proposals
  2. 1 July 2021
    Info Day
  3. 7 October 2021
    Deadline for applicants to submit proposals
  4. February 2022
    Notification of applicants if their proposal has been selected
  5. May 2022
    Grant agreement signature for successful projects

All funding information and procedures on how to apply are on the Funding and Tenders portal.

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