Integrating other migrants from outside Europe
Calls for proposals - European Integration Fund
The call for proposals for the European Fund for the Integration of Third-Country Nationals (European Integration Fund, EIF) 2012 and 2013 will remain open until February 2014, with 5 events being run.
This page describes the European Fund for the Integration of Third Country Nationals, also known as the European Integration Fund (EIF), and how you can apply for funding. The EIF is a European Commission fund that started in 2007, it will run until 31 December 2013 and is planned over 2 separate 3-year funding periods.
The EIF is aimed at newly arrived legal migrants (known as 'third country nationals') who:
- have arrived in the UK within the last 10 years; and
- are not asylum seekers, refugees or European Economic Area (EEA) nationals; and
- have not come to the UK in a temporary visa category (for example, as a student).
The UK receives an annual allocation from the EIF, which it then administers according to the strict rules set by the European Commission. For more information about how the UK will spend and administer its EIF allocation over the lifetime of the Fund, see a summary of the UK Multi-Annual Programme. Note that all figures contained in the Multi-Annual Programme are estimated and are subject to change. The division of the funding to the EIF priorities may also change depending on the changing situation at UK and EU level. For information about how the UK programmed to spend and administer its allocation from the EIF in 2007, see a summary of the UK Annual Programme 2007.
Organisations wishing to bid for EIF funding can do so through the annual call for proposals, published on this website.
You can also read the Solidarity and migration flows (EU SOLID) funds (Return Fund, European Integration Fund, European Refugee Fund) evaluation reports on our website.