Apply for the European Civic Micro-Grants 2024! (only for member organisations)

The European Civic Micro-Grants are an instrument of micro-financial support to civic groups, local initiatives, and movements in the European Union. The aim is to provide a flexible response and to strengthen capacity of organisations in responding to societal and political challenges, but also to build and sustain constituencies and engage in European network building and policies. Through its operating grant from the EU’s CERV programme, the European Civic Forum has established this granting mechanism for its member organisations, launched in 2023, and now available for 2024. 

European House Budapest: The next chapter in the process for an EU macro-regional civil strategy

European House Budapest is pleased to invite you to the next (EUSAIR) chapter of the process leading to the elaboration of a proposal for an EU macro-regional civil strategy. When? 10:00-15:00 hours 23 June 2023 Where? The event takes place in Spazio Europa, managed by the European Parliament Office in Italy and by the European Commission…...

OFOP: Study visit to Brussels and Citizens’ Congress of the European Funds Monitoring Committees

Between 17-18 April 2023, The National Federation of Polish NGOs (OFOP) in partnership with the Polish Green Network (PZS) and the Shipyard Foundation, under the auspices of the European Commission, organized the Citizens’ Congress of the Monitoring Committees in Warsaw, during which over 100 representatives of civil society organisations and members of the monitoring committees…...

European Movement Italy: Five European hypotheses for Peace in Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelensky returns to Kyiv from his trip to Rome, Berlin, and Paris with many good promises but with extraordinarily little progress made. The state of the military conflict, beyond the propaganda on both sides, has been frozen for months...

Bündnis Für Gemeinnützigkeit: Putting Austrian non-profit legislation forward – A joint summit with the leaders of the Austrian government gives confidence to the non-profit sector and voluntary organisations in Austria.  

For the first time, the Austrian government invited representatives of Austrian non-profit and voluntary organisations to discuss framework conditions and necessary legislative changes for the sector during an official governmental summit. On 3 May 2023, promising talks were held between leaders of the Austrian government, representatives of BÜNDNIS FÜR GEMEINNÜTZIGKEIT and further delegations of the sector. Results were positive, but now it is important to put legislation forward as elections are coming up in 2024.  ...

European House Budapest – An EU macro-regional civil strategy in the making

By European House Hungary Encouraged by the positive rections from various quarters to our innovative Shadow Report project, the decision to take the next steps…...

European Movement Italy – On the European elections and reform

By European Movement Italy The European Movement in Italy Supports the action of the European Parliament to go beyond the Treaty of Lisbon signed more than fifteen years ago. Supports its demands of transnational lists, gender balance, active right to vote for young people sixteen years old and a common date of the European election…...

Academia Cidada-Citizenship Academy – Knitting for climate justice

The Portuguese NGO, Academia Cidadã - Citizenship Academy, created the campaign Linha Vermelha - Red Line in 2016.  At that time there were fifteen active contracts for potential oil and gas drilling in Portugal and we were inspired by the “Red Line Action” in Paris, during COP21 to create this campaign. We decided that we would…...

National Federation of Polish NGOs: OFOP is part of the European Citizens’ Initiative on welcoming migrants with dignity

by OFOP - National Federation of Polish NGOs The European Commission has registered a draft European Citizens' Initiative on a dignified reception of migrants. The National Federation of Polish Non-Governmental Organizations is one of the non-governmental organizations from seven European countries that started the initiative. We have an intense period ahead of us - we…...

Volonteurope: FLOW Project Workshops and Youth Advisory Board

Volonteurope would like to share an information with its members and partners on a new EU Horizon Project, FLOW (Future Lives with Oceans and Water). Briefly, the project was kicked off in January 2023 and Radboud University coordinates the project. UiT the Arctic University of Norway and Fraunhofer ISI are other project partners. Briefly, the…...