About the programme

The EU Anti-Fraud Programme (2021-2027) has the following general objectives:

  • protecting the financial interests of the European Union by supporting action to combat irregularities, fraud and corruption affecting the EU budget
  • supporting mutual assistance between administrative authorities in EU Member States
  • ensuring the correct application of the law on customs and agricultural matters by supporting cooperation between administrative authorities in EU Member States and the European Commission

The programme provides funding, in particular for technical and operational investigation equipment, specialised training and research activities, to support the protection of EU financial interests. The funding is provided in the form of grants and procurement.

Eligible entities for grants are public authorities (from EU Member States or associated third countries), research and educational institutes, non-profit-making entities and any legal entity created under EU law or any international organisation.

Programme website

Funding opportunities

How to apply

Learn how to propose a project, and how the project selection process works.

Who is eligible

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Calls for tender

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Impact and performance

Funded projects and results

Budget and performance

Includes performance highlights, key performance indicators, and the performance framework and assessment.

Programme features

  • Management mode

    Direct and indirect management

  • Climate contribution

    No target set in the legal basis

  • MFF heading

    Single Market, Innovation and Digital

  • Total budget 2021-2027

    € 181 million (current prices)

  • Cluster

    Single Market


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