Here are a few links to funders in Europe that may suit your Student Christian Movement’s needs.
The WSCF Europe Office and Fundraising Coordinator are happy to assist you with any questions you may have about your funding applications with these organisations. We are also happy to pair you with other SCMs in your region to work on joint applications.
If you have any suggestions to add to the list please let us know. Check back regularly for updates and new opportunities.
European Youth Centres
Events funded by the European Youth Foundation can be held at European Youth Centres. They offer special support and staff time to help make your event a success. Located in Strasbourg and Budapest the European Youth Centres are permanent structures for the implementation of the Council of Europe’s youth policy.
European Youth Forum
An umbrella for European youth organisations to connect and lobby the European Union. Though they don’t offer any funding for organisations you may want to follow their site for funding announcements from their partners. It is a great resource for all things Youth in Europe!
European Youth Foundation
Supports for European youth activities run by national and international organisations. It encourages cooperation among young people in Europe by funding youth activities which serve the promotion of peace, understanding and co-operation in a spirit of respect for the Council of Europe’s fundamental values such as human rights, democracy, tolerance and solidarity. International youth meetings, other activities such as publications, administration work, pilot projects are all eligible. Guidelines can be found on their website.
Works to promote and facilitate cooperation between Czech Republic, Hungary, the Republic of Poland, and the Slovak Republic with other countries in Europe through grant support of common cultural, scientific and educational projects, youth exchanges, cross-border projects and tourism promotion, and through individual mobility programs (scholarships, residencies).
Youth in Action
The European Union aims to inspire a sense of active European citizenship, solidarity and tolerance among young Europeans and to involve them in shaping the Union’s future. It promotes mobility within and beyond the EU’s borders, non-formal learning and intercultural dialogue, and encourages the inclusion of all young people, regardless of their educational, social and cultural background.