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The National Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence.

An Oifig Náisiúnta um Fhoréigean Baile, Gnéasach agus Inscnebhunaithe a Chosc

  1. DAPHNE III Programme - Call for proposals for action grants

The EU DAPHNE III Programme has annouced a call for proposals for action grants 2009/2010

The EU Commission aims to select around 50 projects of European Community interest under this call for action grants. The call focuses on the following five priority areas:

  • Street and peer violence
  • media violence
  • corporal punishment of children
  • capacity building of law enforcement agents and legal practitioners related to intimate partner violence
  • Field work at grass roots level.

Projects require a minimum partnership of 2 organisations from different EU member states and must have a duration of 12 or 24 months.
The programme is open to participation by NGOs, local public authorities and institutions (mainly universities and research institutes) from the 27 EU Member States, the EFTA/EEA countries (Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein), the candidate countries and the Western Balkan states.They must be legally constituted public or private organisations and institutions and non profit making.

Grants awarded under the call will range from € 75.000 to € 300.000 for 12-month projects and from € 150.000 to € 600.000 for 24-month projects, which may constitute a maximum of 80% of overall eligible project cost.The projects should start in the first half of 2011.

The deadline for submitting proposals was 30th April 2010

Further information about the call for proposals can be found on our Funding page. Detailed information about the application process can be found on the DAPHNE pages of the EU Commission website at