EFF is the European Fan Fund which transports European SF fans to Eurocons.
The purpose of the fan fund is to create and strengthen bonds between European fans and fandoms. Currently in almost every country there is a fandom that quite often has little or no connection to the broader European fandom. Most fans do concentrate on the “here and now” and are not looking for friends in other countries.
Nominations in the race to send a fan to Konflikt (Eurocon 2023 in Uppsala, Sweden, 8 – 11 June 2023; https://eurocon2023.se) are open to any European fan living outside Sweden who was active in fandom prior to January 2021.
If you wish to stand, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You will need three European nominators (who will each need to confirm their nominations), a platform of no more than 200 words to appear on the ballot, a bond of €12/£10 and a guarantee to attend the 2023 Eurocon in Sweden if you win.
Among your nominators there must be at least one fan from your country and one fan from another European country.
If you wish to stand and are unsure about how to go about getting any of these things, what the fund pays for or the duties of an EFF delegate and administrator, then feel free to contact us in confidence.
Nominations are open from 1 December 2022 until 25 January 2023 (British/Irish Time: UTC) and candidates will be announced soon after. Voting will then run until 23:59 on 10 April 2023 (British/Irish Time: UTC+1), with the winner announced online as soon as possible after voting has closed.
Nominations should be sent via email to the current administrator, Marcin Kłak, at email@example.com. The bond can be sent by PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact Marcin for bank transfer details. He will also take cash in person.
The idea of EFF and the rules are available here: https://fandomrover.com/2019/01/31/european-fan-fund/
Please disseminate widely.
The above announcement and the FAQ can be found in this document.