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News article23 January 2024European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency1 min read

6th Call of the European City Facility Open

Apply now to EUCF and get your chance to win €60.000 for your clean energy project!

 EUCF Team

The 6th Call for Application of the European City Facility (EUCF) is open between the 15th of January and the 15th of March 2024. The 6th call has an overall budget of €4.5 million, financing 75 proposals.

Who is eligible?

Eligible applicants of the EUCF are municipalities, local authorities, their groupings, and local public entities aggregating municipalities / local authorities, from the EU-27 Member States, Iceland or Ukraine.

In order to be eligible for EUCF, applicants must have a Covenant of Mayors Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan (SECAP) or other local climate or energy plan with mitigation targets.

Start your application here.

What is financed?

Each successful applicant receives a lump-sum payment of €60.000. The EUCF finances the development of an investment concept on clean energy projects. The EUCF grant can be used for a number of activities: feasibility studies, legal analysis, stakeholders’ engagement…

Where to get support?

Applicants can seek guidance from their country experts and participate in the national info-sessions to learn more about EUCF.

FAQs and guidelines for applicants are also available.

Do you need further support? Don’t hesitate to contact the central helpdesk.

What can energy agencies do?

Energy agencies are the best placed to support interested applicants, especially small municipalities, in their EUCF journey.

They can be hired by the EUCF beneficiaries to carry out the activities financed through the EUCF grant, including activities of project management.

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