Calls for proposals

Projects on prevention and preparedness

The 2010 call for proposals for cooperation projects on preparedness and prevention in the field of civil protection covers TWO separate sections, with each their own objectives and specific budget:

(A) Prevention Projects
(B) Preparedness Projects

Objectives of prevention projects:

Objective 1 Developing knowledge-based disaster prevention policies
Objective 2 Linking the relevant actors and policies through the disaster management cycle
Objective 3 Improving the effectiveness of existing policy instruments for disaster prevention

Objectives of preparedness projects:

Objective 1 Improve the effectiveness of emergency response by enhancing the preparedness and awareness of civil protection professionals and volunteers
Objective 2 Support and complement the efforts of the participating countries for the protection of citizens, environment and property in the event of natural and man-made disasters
Objective 3 Facilitate reinforced cooperation between the participating countries in preparedness for civil protection and marine pollution


The general notice for this Call for Proposals was published in the Official Journal of the European Union, C 311 on 19/12/ 2009. The detailed criteria for applying for funding under this call, i.e. the Grant application guide for Projects on Prevention and Preparedness 2010 pdf file, the administrative (A), technical (T) word document and financial (F) Excel document forms 2010 are available by clicking on the corresponding links.

Please click on the following links for more information on the grant agreement governing the action grants funded under the Civil Protection Financial Instrument: Special provisions word document, Common provisions pdf file, Annex II (Guidelines for technical report) pdf file and Annex III ( Financial statement Excel document + Guidelines for completing the financial statement pdf file), Annex IV ( Guidelines for audit certificate on action grants pdf file + Audit certificate on Action grants word document) and Guidelines to partnership agreement pdf file.

Follow this link to view the Official journal pdf file in the other European Unions' languages.

Click here to view the FAQs pdf file.

The deadline for submission of proposals is 31 March 2010.