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Promoting community sponsorship schemes and integration of persons in need of protection
|Funding Program||Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund|
|date - 2nd stage||Opening|
|Call budget||€ 8,000,000.00|
|Estimated EU contribution per project||between € 1,000,000.00 and € 2,000,000.00|
|Link to the call||ec.europa.eu|
|Link to the submission||ec.europa.eu|
As part of the ongoing EU efforts to provide more safe and legal pathways for displaced persons in need of international protection, the European Commission encouraged Member States to explore and expand community sponsorship schemes as a way to underpin resettlement, humanitarian admission and other complementary pathways. Community sponsorship schemes can help Member States increase the number of admission places, addressing key challenges that might hinder the effective upscaling of existing programmes, such as reception needs.
The general objective of this topic is to increase the impact and the sustainability of community sponsorships as regards numbers of persons in need of international protection covered, the effectiveness of integration of the persons in need of international protection and should also enhance the quality of the programmes.
This general objective can be achieved by supporting actions aiming at mobilising local support and building strong partnerships between key stakeholders that are pursuing one or more of the following specific objectives:
All projects should foster transnationality and knowledge sharing via:
|Expected effects and impacts|
Proposals should include one or more of the following activities (non-exhaustive list):
The expected outcome is the creation of more resilient and crisis-proof resettlement and humanitarian admission programmes via strengthening of the support to, among others, public-private partnerships at local and national level for the community sponsorship schemes rich in numbers and profiles of sponsors. Through the implementation of this topic the European Commission aims to achieve:
|Regions / countries for funding||EU Member States, Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT)|
|eligible entities||Education and training institution, International organization, Non-Profit Organisation (NPO) / Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Other, Private institution, incl. private company (private for profit), Public Body (national, regional and local; incl. EGTCs), Research Institution incl. University, Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME)|
Proposals must be submitted by:
In order to be eligible, the applicants (beneficiaries and affiliated entities) must:
|other eligibility criteria|
Financial support to third parties is not allowed.
Administration & Governance, Institutional Capacity & Cooperation,
Demographic Change, European Citizenship, Migration,
Equal Rights, Human Rights, People with Disabilities, Social Inclusion,
Justice, Safety & Security
|Relevance for EU Macro-Region||EUSAIR - EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region, EUSALP - EU Strategy for the Alpine Space, EUSBSR - EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, EUSDR - EU Strategy for the Danube Region|
|UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN-SDGs)|
|project duration||max. 36 months|
Proposals must be submitted electronically via the Funding & Tenders Portal Electronic Submission System (accessible via the Topic page in the Search Funding & Tenders section). Paper submissions are NOT possible.
Proposals (including annexes and supporting documents) must be submitted using the forms provided inside the Submission System ( NOT the documents available on the Topic page — they are only for information).
Proposals must be complete and contain all the requested information and all required annexes and supporting documents:
Proposals are limited to maximum 50 pages (Part B without annexes).
|Call documents|| AMIF Call for proposals 2023-TF2-AG-EN (1553kB)
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