Public bodies or non-profit organisations with a legal personality can apply.
The programme is open to the EU Member States - and provided they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Commission - to:
- Accession countries, candidate countries and potential candidates*
- EFTA countries party to the EEA agreement
Specific rules apply for each strand: See European remembrance and Democratic engagement and civic participation
*Albania, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia Herzegovina and Kosovo* have signed an agreement on participation to the Europe for Citizens Programme. *This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ (International Court of Justice) Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.