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Call for proposals for action grants to promote stable debt advice services (SMP-CONS-2024-DA)


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6 June 2024, 17:00 (CEST)


Call objectives

The purpose of this call for proposals is to enhance consumer access to comprehensive and trustworthy debt advice services and to ensure that such services are available to benefit consumers directly in the 27 Member States, also promoting debt advice coverage across diverse regions of the European Union.

Eligible applicants

Legal entities – public bodies or private non-profit bodies such as NGOs, charities, Consumer associations. Proposals must relate to debt advice activities taking place in the 27 Member States.

Budget: EUR 1.000.000

Info session

On 3 May from 10:00 to 11/30 CEST, EISMEA organises an online info session targeted to potential applicants wishing to learn more about the call objectives and how to increase their chances of submitting a successful proposal.

Register here
by 30 April  2024, 16:00 CET


- 10:00 - 10:05 Welcome address speech to the participants Gorana Krsikapa, Head of the Consumers’ sector, EISMEA

- 10:05 - 10:30 Topic 1 – Presentation of the main features of the call document Chiara Pelino, Project Adviser, EISMEA

- 10:30 - 10:40 - Q&A session

- 10:40 - 11:00 Topic 2 – Presentation of the policy contextDaniela Bankier, Head of Unit B1, DG JUST & David Ciliberti, Legal and Policy Officer, DG JUST

- 11:00 - 11:20 - Q&A session

- 11:20- 11:30 Concluding remarks / closure of session