The Commission makes direct financial contributions in the form of grants, to support projects or organisations which further EU interests or help implement an EU programme or policy.
Grants and funding are awarded by:
- the Commission Directorate-General directly responsible for the policy in question
- Commission offices and agencies around Europe
- other authorities (national or regional authorities, also in non-EU countries, etc.).
Funding opportunities and amounts available under the new EU rules for 2007-13:
EU grants, funds and programmes – browse by category
>> See also: 'New funds, better rules'