The Agency is responsible for most management aspects of the sport programmes, including:

  1. Drawing up conditions and guidelines for funding opportunities
  2. Evaluating applications, selecting projects and signing project agreements
  3. Financial management
  4. Contacts with beneficiaries
  5. Monitoring of projects (intermediate and final reports, and controls)
  6. On-site project visits
  7. Information and support to applicants and beneficiaries
  8. Dissemination and exploitation of projects’ results
  9. Contribution to International Knowledge and expertise

Fully operational since 1st of January 2002, the Executive Agency operates under the supervision of Directorates-General of the International Commission.