The EU offers financial support to regional and local authorities, NGOs, businesses, professionals and citizens through a wide variety of funds. This 'Guide to EU funding' produced by the European Parliamentary Research Service provides easily accessible information on the full range of EU funding sources, conveniently grouped by area of action. The main funding themes of the guide are divided in subsections in order to facilitate research. A number of hyperlinks have been included in the text in order to make access to the source of funding information easier. A list of major potential beneficiaries is mentioned at the end of each section of the guide in order to facilitate the reader.