The European Commission has awarded grants to support initiatives aimed at tackling violence and intolerance in sport, and to strengthen the way sport is run in Europe.
Twelve trans-national projects have received grants ranging from €125 000 to €200 000 (details below) as part of a package of ‘preparatory actions’ intended to pave the way
for the launch of an EU sub-programme for sport, which would also support grassroots campaigns to promote physical activity, social inclusion through sport, and the fight against doping.
The proposed EU sport sub-programme will be part a broader programme supporting education, training, and youth (‘Erasmus for All’), which is due to be adopted by the Commission later this month. The Commission has proposed €15.2 billion in funding for the Erasmus for All programme between 2014 and 2020 .
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