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Call: Daphne-call for proposals to support transnational projects linked to supporting victims of violence

Rights, Equality and Citizenship
Acronym REC
Type of Fund Action programme
Description of programme
"Rights, Equality and Citizenship"

The general objective of the Programme shall be to contribute, in accordance with Article 4 of the Treaty on the EU (TEU), to the further development of an area where equality and the rights of persons as enshrined in the TEU, in the Treaty of the Functioning of the EU (TFEU), in the Charter of fundamental rights of the EU and in the international human rights conventions to which the Union has acceded, are promoted, protected and effectively implemented.

To achieve the general objective, the Programme has the following specific objectives:

  • to promote the effective implementation of the principle of non -discrimination on grounds of sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation, and to respect the principle of non-discrimination on the grounds provided for in Article 21 of the Charter;
  • to prevent and combat racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance;
  • to promote and protect the rights of persons with disabilities;
  • to promote equality between women and men and to advance gender mainstreaming;
  • to prevent and combat all forms of violence against children, young people and women, as well as violence against other groups at risk, in particular groups at risk of violence in close relationships, and to protect victims of such violence;
  • to promote and protect the rights of the child;
  • to contribute to ensuring the highest level of protection of privacy and personal data;
  • to promote and enhance the exercise of rights deriving from citizenship of the Union;
  • to enable individuals in their capacity as consumers or entrepreneurs in the internal market to enforce their rights deriving from Union law, having regard to the projects funded under the Consumer Programme.

Amongst others, the specific objectives shall be pursued through:

  • enhancing awareness and knowledge of Union law and policies as well as of the rights, values and principles underpinning the Union;
  • supporting the effective, comprehensive and consistent implementation and application of Union law instruments and policies in the Member States and the monitoring and evaluation thereof.
Description of programme
"Daphne III"

The Daphne III programme aims to contribute to the protection of children, young people and women against all forms of violence and attain a high level of health protection, well-being and social cohesion. Its specific objective is to contribute to the prevention of, and the fight against all forms of violence occurring in the public or the private domain, including sexual exploitation and trafficking of human beings.

It aims to take preventive measures and provide support and protection for victims and groups at risk.

Daphne-call for proposals to support transnational projects linked to supporting victims of violence
Description of call
"Daphne-call for proposals to support transnational projects linked to supporting victims of violence"

The call aims at supporting projects that support victims of violence in line with the specific objectives to prevent and combat all forms of violence against children, young people and women, as well as other groups at risk of violence in close relationships; and to protect the victims of such violence (Daphne strand).


Second, it aims to co-fund projects that enhance the rights of crime victims in line with the specific objective to facilitate effective access to justice for all, including promoting and supporting the rights of victims of crime (Access to justice strand).

Thematic Focus Education, European Citizenship, Equal Rights, Justice, Capacity Building, Youth, People with Disabilities, Human Rights, Security, Social affairs
Funding area EU Member States
Iceland / Ísland
Select Origin of Applicant EU Member States
Iceland / Ísland
Eligible applicants International Organization, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), NGO / NPO, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Public Services, Other
Applicant details

Applicants and partners must be legally constituted public or private organisations, or international organisations. 


Non-profit: The applicant must be a non-profit organisation. Bodies and organisations which are profit-oriented shall have access to grants only as partners.

‘Non-profit organisation’ can be:


  1. a legal entity that is by its legal form non-profit-making; or
  2. has a legal or statutory obligation not to distribute profits to its shareholders or individual members. The provision that profits will not be distributed must be clearly stipulated either in the law or in the statutes of the organisation; decisions on (not) distributing profits made by its managing board, associates, stakeholders, members or representatives are not sufficient proof of the non-profit nature.
Project Partner Yes
Project Partner Details

Daphne strand: The project must be transnational and must be submitted by a partnership of eligible organisations from at least three different eligible countries.


Access to justice strand: Projects under this strand can be either national or transnational and may be submitted by a single applicant (in case of national projects only) or by a partnership of eligible organisations.

Recurring Call No
Project duration max 24 months
Financial details

The EU grant requested cannot be lower than 75 000 €. There is no upper limit.


The funding under this call is based on the co-financing principle: the grant cannot constitute more than 80% of overall eligible project costs.


Any funding that should cover the costs of the project other than the grant requested from the EU should be at least 20% of the total eligible costs and may come from the Applicant, a Partner or another organisation. 



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