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Call: Preparatory Action on Media Literacy for All

Acronym DG CONNECT- digital single market
Type of Fund Others
Description of programme
"Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology"

DG CONNECT is the Commission department responsible to develop a digital single market to generate smart, sustainable and inclusive growth in Europe and carries out the Commission's policies on:

  • Digital economy and society
  • Research and innovation
  • Business and industry
  • Culture and media
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Preparatory Action on Media Literacy for All
Description of call
"Preparatory Action on Media Literacy for All"
The general objectives of this Call are to:
a) increase the level of media literacy in Europe;
b) to assess the scalability, sustainability and adaptability across linguistic, state or cultural borders of the actions developed through the earlier Calls of the Preparatory Action Media Literacy for All; c) to pursue further methodological innovation and collaboration across media literacy communities within the European Union.
A further objective is also to design methods to raise awareness about the techniques commonly used by malicious actors to create, distribute and amplify disinformation via the internet.
Tools and activities proposed should directly or indirectly benefit the target group of citizens of all ages lacking media literacy skills and in particular the skills needed to critically evaluate content accessed via social media.
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Thematic Focus Children & Youth, Education & Training, Research & Innovation, Technology Transfer & Exchange
Funding area EU Member States
Origin of Applicant EU Member States
Eligible applicants Education and Training Centres, Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, Research Institution, International Organization, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), NGO / NPO, Public Services, National Government, Start Up Company, University, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Association, Lobby Group / Professional Association / Trade Union
Applicant details Natural persons are not eligible
Project Partner Yes
Project Partner Details A proposal must be submitted by a consortium composed of at least 3 legal entities from at least 3 Member States taking the geographical balance into consideration.
Project duration max 12 months
Further info The suggested start date of the project is by end March 2021 the latest
Type of Funding Grants
Financial details Total Call Budget: 500 000 €
The Commission expects to fund of 2 - 5 projects
Co-Financing Rate: max. 60%
Via Post:
European Commission
Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology
Directorate Media Policy – Media Convergence and Social Media (Unit I.4.)
For the attention of the head of unit (BU25 05/094)
1049 Brussels, Belgium 
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