Call for proposals to promote equality and to fight against racism, xenophobia and discrimination CERV-2022-EQUAL

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European Commission
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The objective is to support a comprehensive and intersectional approach and specific actions to prevent and fight against intolerance, racism, xenophobia, and discrimination, in particular on grounds of racial or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, including when this manifests in the form of antigypsyism, antisemitism, anti-Muslim hatred, Afrophobia and LGBTIQ phobia, offline and online3 . In this context, the call for proposals can cover actions addressing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic affecting these groups in terms of intolerance, racism, xenophobia, discrimination and hate.

Themes and priorities (scope):

  • Fighting against intolerance, racism, xenophobia, discrimination, hate speech and hate crimes. (EUR 7 740 000)
  • Promoting diversity management and inclusion at the workplace, both in the public and private sector. (EUR 500 000)
  • Fighting discrimination against LGBTIQ people and promoting LGBTIQ equality through the implementation of the LGBTIQ Equality Strategy (EUR 1 000 000)
  • Preventing, reporting and countering hate speech online (EUR 1 500 000)
  • Restricted to public authorities to improve their responses to (multiple and intersectional) discrimination, racism and xenophobia (EUR 1 500 000)

Activities shall include:

  • Coalition and capacity building; Training of professionals and victims of (multiple and intersectional) discrimination, hate speech and hate crimes
  • Mutual learning, exchange of good practices, cooperation, including identifying best practices which may transferable to other participating countries and into public policies;
  • Designing and implementing anti-racism strategies or action plans, including with focus on specific grounds (e.g. on antisemitism, antigypsyism, antiMuslim hatred or other specific forms of intolerance) and initiated at the local level;
  • Dissemination of information and awareness-raising campaigns, including on social media;
  • Studies and analytical activities, including intersectional analysis;
  • Promotion of digital skills and critical thinking;
  • Data recording, data collection, surveys, including data disaggregation;
  • Monitoring and reporting of incidents of discrimination, hate speech and hate crime, including analysis of patterns and trends, triggers and ecosystem of online hatred;
  • Victim empowerment and support with consideration of the specific needs of women and men, girls and boys in all their diversity.

Projects should normally range between 12 and 24 months


In order to be eligible under the first, second, third and fourth priority, the applicants (beneficiaries and affiliated entities) must:

  • Be legal entities (public or private bodies)
  • Organisations which are profit-oriented must submit applications in partnership with public entities or private non-profit organisations;
  • The project can be either national or transnational;
  • The application must involve at least two organisations (applicant and partner);
  • The EU grant applied for cannot be lower than EUR 75 000

In order to be eligible under the fifth priority, the applicants (beneficiaries and affiliated entities) must:

  • Be public authorities; partners must be public entities or private organisations.
  • The project can be either national or transnational;
  • The application must involve at least two organisations (applicant and partner);
  • The EU grant applied for cannot be lower than EUR 75 000.

Proposals must be complete and contain all the requested information and all required annexes and supporting documents:

  • Application Form Part A - contains administrative information about the participants (future coordinator, beneficiaries and affiliated entities) and the summarised budget for the project (to be filled in directly online)
  • Application Form Part B - contains the technical description of the project (to be downloaded from the Portal Submission System, completed and then assembled and re-uploaded)
  • Part C (to be filled in directly online) containing additional project data including mandatory indicators

Mandatory annexes and supporting documents (to be uploaded):

  • CVs (standard) of core project team
  • Activity report of last year of the coordinator
  • List of previous projects of the coordinator (key projects for the last 4 years) (template available in Part B)
  • For participants with activities involving children: their child protection policy covering the four areas described in the Keeping Children Safe Child Safeguarding Standards

For application or further information, please contact sara.bayes(ELIMINAR)