U-LEAD with Europe Program: Grant for Local and Regional Development

Deadline: 30 August 2018

As part of the Eastern Partnership Initiative, the U-LEAD with Europe program has announced a competition for grants targeted at local and regional development projects.

Within the framework of the GIZ project “Exchange Platform for the Chapters on Regional Development within the Association Agreements of Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine”, local non-governmental, non-for-profit organisations are invited to apply for grant financing.

The GIZ project is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), financed through the GIZ Eastern Partnership Regional Fund for Public Administration Reform, and implemented in Ukraine through the U-LEAD with Europe Programme.

Objective

Grants made available under this call are to support projects relevant to Article 446 under Chapter 27 of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and as such contribute to:

  • “[the] implementation of regional policies, including multi-level governance and partnership, with special emphasis on the development of disadvantaged areas and territorial cooperation, hereby establishing channels of communication and enhancing exchange of information between national, regional and local authorities, socio- economic actors and civil society.”

Funding Information

Applicants may apply for projects with a total budget of up to 12.500 EUR (excl. VAT).

Project Duration

The expected launch of the selected project(s) is October 1st. The overall duration of the project should not exceed 6 months.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Non-governmental, non-for-profit organisations are eligible to apply for funding.
  • Proposed projects are to be fully implemented in Ukraine.
  • Cross-border projects cannot be funded under this scheme.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted in English via e-mail at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit U-LEAD with Europe Program.

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