The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Delhi announces a call for proposals of the Small Scale Projects, which could be supported by a financial contribution within the framework of the Czech Republic development cooperation.
The Small Scale Projects (SSP) are one of the instruments of the development cooperation of the Czech Republic. SSP are identified by the respective Embassies of the Czech Republic (through applications submitted by potential implementers) and approved by headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). SSP aims to contribute to the local subject by small-scale development activities in accordance with the beneficiary countrys national development priorities.
By the Czech Republic supported a small scale projects should not only bring development outputs, but should also contribute to increasing the visibility of the Czech Republic in the country. Various projects can be supported, such as projects to promote local development, improve health or medical care, eradicate poverty, make education available, educate people in rural areas, protect the environment, improve the position of women in the society or promote coexistence between ethnic and religious communities.
- The financial contribution for a SSP is from 200,000 CZK to 500,000 CZK (approx. up to 20,500, – USD, 20,000, – EUR). Co-financing from other sources is arbitrary and desirable.
- The financial contribution is intended for projects implemented in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Implementer of the SSP is a local subject with legal subjectivity in the country of the project implementation.
- Implementer must be eligible to sign contract with MFA CZ that establishes jurisdiction of Czech laws and Czech courts. A SSP may be implemented, for example by an educational, health, social or cultural institution, a non-governmental non-profit organization, a cooperative, a territorial unit.
- Funds are allocated to non-political and non-governmental group. A contribution can not be claimed by an individual, political party or state institution.
For more information, visit https://www.mzv.cz/newdelhi/en/economy/development_cooperation/call_for_submission_of_small_scale_2.html