Call for Proposals: Empowering Local Communities towards Roma Inclusion

Deadline: 18 February 2019

The Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities – Association of Cities and Municipalities of Serbia has announced the call for proposals within the framework of the Program “EU Support to Roma Inclusion – Empowering Local Communities for Roma Inclusion”, funded by the European Union through the IPA 2016 Program – Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance II IPA II), implemented by the Standing Conference of Municipal Cities – the Association of Cities and Municipalities of Serbia.

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  • The global objective of this call for proposals is:
    • Strengthening the position of Roma population in local communities through implementation of prioritised national and local strategic measures.
  • The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals is/are:
    • Improving social and economic position of Roma population through employment measures implemented by local communities.
    • Supporting activities aiming at combating discrimination and promoting equality of Roma population.

Program Lots

Indicative allocation of funds by lot:

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  • LOT 1: Active employment initiatives for the Roma population. The foreseen allocation of EUR 1400 000 will be assigned to projects proposing employment for the Roma population.
  • LOT 2: Anti-discrimination and promotion of equality for Roma population. The foreseen allocation of EUR 600 000 will be assigned to projects supporting (promoting) anti-discrimination and equality for the Roma population.

Size of Grants

Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between EUR 40 000 and EUR 60 000.


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The initial planned duration of an action may not be lower than 9 (nine) months nor exceed 15(fifteen) months.


Actions must take place in Serbia.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • In order to be eligible for a grant awarded, the lead applicant must:
    • be a legal person and
    • be non-profit-making and
    • be a local authority: municipality, town/city or city municipality in the Republic of Serbia and
    • be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the co-applicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies), not acting as an intermediary.
  • Potential applicants may not participate in calls for proposals or be awarded grants if they are in any of the situations

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope by registered mail, private courier service or by hand-delivery (a signed and dated certificate of receipt will be given to the deliverer) at the address given on the website.

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