Proposals are invited for the European Solidarity Corps 2022

The Commission has launched a call for proposals under the European Solidarity Corps for 2022. The European Solidarity Corps is an EU program for young people who want to get involved in solidarity activities in a wide range of areas, from helping people in difficulty to supporting action in the field of health and the environment, throughout the EU and beyond.

To help create more solidarity for young people during the European Year of Youth in 2022, almost € 139 million will be available under the call. Funding will be provided for volunteering, youth-led solidarity projects, groups in high-priority areas promoting healthy lifestyles and preserving cultural heritage, and the European Voluntary Humanitarian Aid Corps. The European Solidarity Corps 2021-2027 The total budget for this EU program is € 1 billion. In the seven years of this EU program, at least 270,000 young people will be able to take part in solidarity actions.

J auniešiem wishing to join the European Solidarity Corps activities, is to register the European Solidarity Corps portal , where they can browse and find organizations implementing projects. In addition, groups of young people registered on the European Solidarity Corps portal can apply for funding for their own solidarity projects.

Any public or private body may apply for funding under the European Solidarity Corps . Such organizations must obtain a quality label attesting to their ability to carry out quality solidarity activities in accordance with the principles, objectives and requirements of the program. Organizations can apply to the European Solidarity Corps National Agencies in all EU Member States and third countries associated to the program, or to the European Education and Culture Executive Agency ( EACEA ) for centralized activities.

The call for proposals for volunteering and solidarity projects is valid until 23 February for projects starting in the same year and until 4 October for projects in the following year.

More information: European Solidarity Corps: more than € 138 million to support youth volunteering in 2022 (