Deadline: 29 June 2017
The Central European Initiative (CEI) has announced a new Call for Proposals for the CEI Know‐How Exchange Programme (KEP) ‐ ITALY with an aim to contribute to the development of the CEI region, bolstering social cohesion and economic dynamism while strengthening cooperation between the CEI Member States.
The projects will be co‐financed with funding made available from the CEI Fund at the EBRD, entirely financed by the Italian Government.
The overall indicative amount for this Call for Proposals is up to a maximum cumulative amount of 200,000 Euro (€ 200,000).
- The Applicant shall be registered in a CEI Member State also member of the EU, namely: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia. The following types of applicants are eligible to apply:
- All public and private sector bodies (not individuals), international and non‐ governmental organisations operating in the public interest, e.g. national, regional and local authorities,
- Education/research institutions, and environmental organisations. In case of applications from international organisations facilitating cooperation between the know‐how providers and the beneficiary institutions in the CEI region, the CEI grant shall be transferred to and managed by this international body.
- The applicant shall demonstrate and give evidence of experience in the sector of intervention, and of capability to deliver the proposed project results. The applicant is expected to be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the project for its entire duration.
- Preference will be given to projects displaying the ability of applicants to integrate or align Project Proposals into wider frameworks of related interventions.
- Beneficiaries shall be organisations registered in an ODA‐eligible non-EU CEI Member State, namely: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, and Ukraine.
- The Applicant shall highlight to which extent the beneficiary(ies) has/have participated in the project planning and drafting of the application. Information provided shall demonstrate that the project has been designed according to the beneficiary(ies) needs and that the beneficiary(ies) will be fully committed to its
- In case of more than one beneficiary, projects will be assessed on their potential to effectively and sustainably affect all beneficiaries, according to the overall budget and objectives. Whenever a project engages more than one beneficiary, the know‐how needs of all beneficiaries are to be addressed by the project.
How to Apply
Interested applicants must download the application form via given website.
Eligible Countries: Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine.
For more information, please visit KEP-ITALY Call for Proposals.