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Call for proposalsOpen

Invitation for the Operating Grant to support the activities of the consumer organisation at the Union level – award to the beneficiary identified in the legal base – BEUC


Publication date
26 March 2024
Opening date
Deadline model
Deadline date
6 June 2024, 17:00 (CEST)


Call objectives

BEUC’s functioning will be co-financed. BEUC is the umbrella group for 45 independent consumer organisations from 31 countries. BEUC´s main role is to represent them to the EU institutions and defend the interests of European consumers. BEUC’s objective is to make the voice of consumer organisations heard in EU policy making; to contribute to and facilitate the enforcement of consumers’ rights at EU and national levels, to protect and promote consumers’ health, safety, legal and economic interests. BEUC pays particular attention to the protection of vulnerable groups of consumers and integrates the needs of the next generations, by mainstreaming sustainable production and consumption.Through its activities BEUC contributes to the EU Consumer policy objectives such as:

  • promoting consumer safety;
  • enhancing knowledge of consumer rights;
  • empowering consumers in situations of vulnerability;
  • strengthening the development and enforcement of consumer rights;
  • integrating consumer interests into the key policy sectors, such as green and digital transition and an economy that works for the people.

Eligible applicants 

BEUC (Bureau Européen des Unions de Consommateurs), in accordance with Article 10 (1) (e) of the SMP Regulation and action 2.2 of Annex 3to the Commission implementing Decision C(2023) 1119

Budget: EUR 2 400 000