DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion - Grants

The Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion is active in the areas of employment and skills, workers' rights and mobility, and social protection and social inclusion. The Directorate addresses challenges linked to globalisation, the ageing of Europe's population and changing social realities.

The European Commission's funding priorities in the area of employment, social affairs and equal opportunities are set out in an annual financing decision.

The budget for individual Calls for Proposals is reported in the Calls for Proposals section of this report.

The DG Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion is also responsible for the following funding instruments which are reported separately:

  1. European Social Fund.
  2. PROGRESS Programme.
  3. European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF).
  4. European Progress Microfinance Facility (EMF).
  5. Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA).