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Partnership Fund (Swiss Funds) - 1st Round
Deadline: 23.08.2012

 

 

 

 

Thematic Fund Partnership and Expert Fund

Partnership Block Grant

Call for proposals - 1st Round

 

THE GENERAL OBJECTIVE of the PARTENERSHIP BLOCK GRANT is to promote and/or enhance institutional partnerships between Romanian and Swiss partners in order to:

  • contribute to the solution of specific development challenges,
  • strengthen the capacities and structures of the Romanian institutional partners,
  • to benefit from Swiss added value; and
  • to contribute to the strengthening of the partnerships.

FINANCIAL ALLOCATION provided for this Call for proposals is of CHF 2,500,000 (CHF 1,000,000 for small grants and CHF 1,500,000 for large grants).

GRANT AMOUNT:

  • small grants: CHF 10,000 - CHF 100,000
  • large grants: CHF 100,001 - CHF 250,000

WHO IS MANDATED TO MANAGE AND ADMINISTRATE THIS THEMATIC FUND:

The Swiss Intermediate Body for managing and administrating the Partnership and Expert Fund is a consortium formed by

  • KEK-CDC Consultants (KEK-CDC) - www.kek.ch
  • Civil Society Development Foundation (CSDF) - www.fdsc.ro
  • Romanian Environmental Partnership Foundation (REPF) - www.repf.ro

WHO MAY APPLY:

  • nongovernmental and non-profit organizations, with a legal status in Romania, oraganized and managed according to the Romanian enforced laws regarding the NGOs;
  • Romanian local and public authorities, public institutions/ agencies, deconcentrated public services at a local level, education institutions, research institutes with a non-profit profile;
  • Romanian territorial entities;
  • Romanian social partners (nationally recognized and representative trade unions, employers' associations).

WHO MAY BE PARTNER:

Under this Call for Proposals it is mandatory to have partner/s from Switzerland, given the objectives set for the Partnership Block Grant.

Swiss partner/s may be:

  • nongovernmental and non-profit organisation/s organised and managed according to the enforced laws from the country of origin;
  • governmental and public organisation/s;
  • territorial entities;
  • social partners (nationally recognized and representative trade unions, employers' organisations).

Romanian partner/s may be:

  • nongovernmental and non-profit;
  • local and central public authorities, public institutions/agencies, deconcentrated public services at local level, education institutions, research institutes with a non-profit profile;
  • Romanian territorial entities;
  • social partners (meaning nationally recognized and representative trade unions, employers' organisations).

DURATION OF THE PROJECTS:

The duration of a project will be of minimum 18 months and maximum 36 luni; only in exceptional and duly justified cases a shorter duration may be accepted, but in no case shorter than 12 months and only in case of small grants.

NUMBER OF PROPOSALS PER APPLICANT:

An applicant may submit only 1 (one) proposal per Call for proposals, either for small grants or large grants.

HOW TO APPLY:

The proposals will be completed in English and will be submitted at the following address:

Civil Society Development Foundation

21 Nerva Traian St., Bucharest, district 3, postal code 031044

In attention to: Irina Bejan

THE DEADLINE for submitting the proposals is: August 23rd, 2012, 17:00 hour.

QUESTIONS RELATED TO THIS CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

Questions can be sent by e-mail to partnership@fdsc.ro or by fax at 021 310 01 80, no later than August 17th, 2012. Answers will be given at the latest August 21st, 2012.

For more information related to the information sessions, please click here.

For the documents related to this Call for proposals, please click on the Download documents icon (on the top right side of this page).

 

 

                 


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