Call for Craft Cities

We are looking for 70 CrAFt Cities that want to test and share models of transformation with us, receive implementation support and become role models for cities across Europe. The CrAFt city cohort will include a geographically balanced mixture of cities selected from among the mission cities, cities that applied under the mission, cities involved in NEB demonstrator projects and other NEB initiatives, and additional cities of high interest. We particularly encourage small and medium-sized cities to apply.

For Whom?


EU Mission Cities


EU Mission Cities


Other European and global cities of interest, NEB Lighthouse projects

The deadline for proposals is 9 September 2022.

As a CrAFt City, you will receive support to develop and test local collaborative governance models to support your transition:

  • Learn from other CrAFt Cities
  • Balance stakeholder interests, priorities & competencies in a Climate City Contract
  • Make the climate neutrality process more inclusive, empowering and accessible to all
  • Use art, culture and the creative sectors as catalysts in the transition
  • Participate in a next-generation think/do tank with students and youth communities
  • Participate in a storytelling campaign on actionable climate-neutral futures
  • Shape policy briefs to inform and advise national and European policy makers
  • Showcase your projects in CrAFt events, storytelling and publications
  • Receive first access to the CrAFt Impact Model and Guidance Package

Selection of 70+ CrAFt Cities to be announced during European R&I Days 29 September 2022.

Interested in learning more about the Call for CrAFt Cities?

First event for the CrAFt Cities 8-9 November in Prague

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