This page describes the process for prospective applicants when applying for an EU grant managed by National Agencies under the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programme.
For the centralised activities managed by the European Education and Culture Executive Agency, please visit the Executive Agency’s How to get a grant page.
Which is which? See who manages each action.
Applicants can apply for a specific action using the Application Forms available from the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps platform and, in certain cases, on the website of the National Agencies.
Please note: Most links in the process below require 2 Factor Authentication with EU Login.
About the application platform
The Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps platform is the single entry point to the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programmes for Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps platform for the Multi-annual Financial Framework 2021-2027. It enables the applicant to submit applications for grants and accreditations for decentralised actions as well as manage the organisation details.
From the single entry point view the current open list of opportunities. Login via EU Login account, to register your organisation or manage its details and draft and submit your application form. Additional functionality will be available if your grant request is awarded.
Step 1: EU Login
Before applications can be filled, the applicant must have an EU login. The EU Login Authentication Service is a single point for user authentication to a wide range of Commission information systems. It is the first step before registering as an organisation or individual when accessing certain IT Tools such as the Organisation Registration system.
Step 2: Organisation Registration system
The organisation or individual needs to register only once in the Organisation Registration system. Once the registration is completed, the organisation/individual will obtain an Organisation ID.
The Organisation ID is a unique identifier and is necessary for the submission of applications. It enables the organisation/group to fill in the electronic application forms in a simple manner (i.e. by inserting the Organisation ID in the form, all the information provided by the organisation/individual at registration stage will be automatically displayed in the form).
Organisation Registration System
Step 3: Completing the form
Before starting your application, please take note of the following information to ensure successful submission.
- Mandatory fields are marked with a red asterisk. They must be filled in before you are able to submit the form.
- Once all mandatory fields and validation rules in a section are met, sections will be marked with a green tick. Your actions in the form may also trigger certain warning messages. Read these notifications and messages carefully, and in case of warning messages make the appropriate corrections.
- The checklist section of the application form will help you double-check if your application is ready for submission.
- The form is automatically saved as you fill it in. After closing the form, you can find it again by returning to My Applications via the main menu.
Once the form has been completed, click Submit to send it.
You will be able to reopen and resubmit the form until the submission deadline has expired. You can reopen the form from the My Applications tab on the homepage.
Submitting an application form
Step 4: Evaluation by National Agencies
All applications received by the National Agencies undergo an evaluation procedure. Project proposals are assessed by the Agency receiving the application, exclusively on the basis of the criteria described.
At the end of the evaluation procedure, the National Agency decides on the projects to be granted. Once the selection process is complete, the National Agency will contact the organisation or individual in regards to the outcome of the selection process.
What happens next? Selection phase
In case you experience any technical issues using the forms described here, please contact your National Agency directly.