Page maintained by the National Coordinating Body of the Italian Network of European Documentation Centres, which collects all proposals by topic (agriculture, education, culture, technological research and development, etc.). The site is constantly updated and contains a brief presentation of the notice, highlighting the expiry, the link to the web pages that contain all the information and the necessary forms for submitting projects, and, if published in the Official Journal of the European Union, the full text of the notice in pdf format. For a list of European policies which have been allocated funding, go to the Website of the European Commission dedicated to the various funding programmes.


The European Commission allocates direct financial aid in the form of grants to support specific projects and/or organizations which promote the interests of the EU or which contribute to the implementation of its programmes or its policies. Interested parties can apply in response to calls for proposals. See the list of grants by category. This site will list the available grants pertaining to activities of particular interest to the Representation in Italy of the European Commission.


The web Focus EuroPa, managed by Formez PA (Centre for services, assistance, studies and training for the modernisation of Public Administration), provides detailed information on direct EU funding, Community programmes and application deadlines. In addition, the site contains the "Search Partner" database that allows you to find partners for the presentation of European and international projects, and for the exchange of good practice and experience.


Website of the European Commission (DG Regional Policy) for economic and social development programmes. The implementation of regional policy goes through three main funds: the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), theCohesion Fund (CF) and the European Social Fund (ESF). Together with the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and the European Fund for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (EFMAF), the funds described above constitute the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF).

Europafacile is the website for European Union policy and funding, designed by the European Union Policy Service of the ERVET, the Emilia-Romagna Regional Economic Development Company (Emilia- Romagna Valorizzazione Economica del Territorio SpA), on behalf of the Region. The site, which can be accessed for free after registration, is updated daily and provides all members with information on the drafting of acts relating to European policies and how to access Community funding opportunities.


FIRST - Funding for Technological Innovation, Research and Development (Finanziamenti per l'Innovazione, la Ricerca e lo Sviluppo Tecnologico) - is an information service (created by ASTER) for community, national and regional funding (mainly for Emilia-Romagna) in the areas of: research and development; technological innovation and transfer; the training and mobility of researchers; international cooperation in matters of research and innovation. FIRST is aimed at businesses, universities, research, technology transfer and training organisations, business associations, science and technology parks, local administrations and credit institutions.