Collaborative Partnerships


Collaborative Partnerships offer the opportunity to develop, transfer and/or implement innovative outputs and/or engage into intensive dissemination and exploitation activities of existing and newly products or innovative ideas in different areas relating to sport and physical activity. They involve various organisations and actors in and outside sport, including in particular public authorities at local, regional, national and European levels, sport organisations, sport-related organizations and educational bodies.

Collaborative Partnerships innovative projects aimed to:

  • Encourage participation in sport and physical activity especially by supporting the implementation of the EU Physical Activity Guidelines, the European Week of Sport;
  • Promote education in and through sport with special focus on skills development, as well support  the implementation of the EU Guidelines Dual Careers of Athletes;  voluntary activity in sport;
  • Combat doping, notably in recreational environments;  match-fixing; violence and tackle racism, discrimination and intolerance in sport;
  • Improve good governance in sport;
  • Encourage social inclusion and equal opportunities in sport.

Collaborative Partnerships Involves at least 5 organisations from 5 different Programme Countries. There is no maximum number of partners. However, the budget for project management and implementation is capped (and equivalent to 10 partners). All participating organisations must be identified at the time of applying for a grant.

All detailed information about Collaborative Partnerships can be found at the  official web page of the Executive Agency: