The main purpose of the paper is a presentation of an important aspect of European policy, which actions are concentrated on culture. Nowadays much space is devoted to economic and financial considerations. Attention is highly focused on exchange of goods and capital. However we should not forget that the exchange of ideas and thoughts and the spiritual dimension of integration are equally important areas. The starting point for the European unification is preservation of its common cultural heritage and creating the system of European values. EU decision makers in order to reach these goals, provide various cultural programs, of which one obviously seek to consolidate and specifically, by creating a cultural programs. One of them (Europe for Citizens) and its financial aspects will be the subject of deeper analysis.