Call for proposals: micro-grants to support further development and dissemination of previously funded projects’ results

Strasbourg 11 September 2020

The Call for Project Proposals for Micro-Grants 2020-2021 is now closed.
The selected projects will be published in the second half of December 2020.


Are you ready to take action to support human rights and democracy in the field of education in your country?

The European Union/Council of Europe Joint Programme “Democratic and Inclusive School Culture in Operation (DISCO)” is now at its 6th cycle and offers micro-grants to selected institutions for the dissemination and/or further development of the resources and publications developed in its previous cycles (2013-2020).

The call is open to all 50 States party to the European Cultural Convention, and projects selected will actively support the mission of the Programme, that is strengthening education for democratic citizenship and human rights education in Europe and beyond, contributing to democratic societies.

Project activities may include:

  • translation and adaptation of materials,
  • focus group meetings,
  • workshops,
  • conferences,
  • training activities,
  • testing of tools, materials, and training programmes,
  • peer review activities,
  • peer learning activities,
  • study visits.

The total budget under the call is € 200.000, divided in two Lots.
If you have a partnership to collaborate on a project, Lot 1 will fund two to four multi-partner projects, between 35.000 euros and 75.000 euros each.
If you are an entity willing to work on a smaller scale, Lot 2 will fund two to five single-entity projects, between 10.000 euros to 25.000 euros each.


Deadline: 11 November 2020 (at 23:00, EET, GMT +2)

Important Note: Applicants are strongly advised not to submit last minute applications as there is possibility of overloading the online platform and experiencing technical difficulties in finalising and submitting their application forms.

If you are interested in applying, please visit the following webpage: Call for Project Proposals for Micro-Grants 2020-2021

To know more about our previous projects: Projects – Joint Programme DISCO