Small Local Projects in 2013
12.11.2012 / 11:03
Embassy of the Czech Republic in New Delhi informs all the parties interested about the possibility to submit applications for Small Local Projects support which can take place in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka in 2013.
Small Local Projects (“SLPs”) are the development projects financed by the Government of the Czech Republic, identified by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in New Delhi (hereinafter “Embassy”) and after the approval of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic also administrated by the Embassy.
Projects purpose is to support positive changes in the country. The scope of content might vary from equipment supply (schools, hospitals, training institutions), development activities implementation, educational and training activities, capacity building, environmental protection, agriculture development etc. SLPs should also contribute to visibility of the Czech Republic and improve understanding of the Czech Republic as a donor country. Small local project can be a part of bigger (e.g. international) project.
2. Competent subjects
SLPs are carried out by local subjects qualified to realize development cooperation projects (NGOs, cooperatives, administrative-territorial entities, local institutions, local communities etc. working in the areas of education, health, culture, development etc.). There is a need to prove 3 years of existence of applicant’s organization and experience with past cooperation with international donors.
3. Place of realization
SLPs are to be realized in 2013 in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
4.2. Successful applicants will be selected by a special committee in the Czech Republic by the end of February 2013, contracts will be signed with successful applicants by the 31st March 2013. The project activities can start only after signing of the contract.
4.3. All project activities have to be concluded and final project and financial report, including the photo documentation, must be delivered to the Embassy of the Czech Republic no later than 10th October 2013.
4.4. Final financial and narrative reports have to be submitted no later than one month after the end of project realization, no later than 10th October 2013.
5. Financial support
The maximum financial amount to be allocated for SML is not given, the approximate project budget should not exceed 9 000 EUR:
6. Conditions for participation
The applicant must keep prescribed way of submitting of the project proposal and fulfillment of defined criteria. Suitable projects will be selected with respect to their relevance for the country development, efficiency, sustainability, organizational background, reasonability of the budget and professional capacities of the proposing entity in the particular country
7. Conditions for utilization of financial means
7.1. Financial support can be used only for necessary project’s costs.
7.2. Financial support can’t be used for business activities.
7.3. Total personal and travel costs should not exceed ¼ of the total budget.
7.4. There is no juridical right for the applicants to receive the financial support for SLPs. Disapproval is final and binding and there is no possibility to submit a complaint. The Embassy is not obliged to inform about disapproval reasons.
Applications must include duly filled Identification Form including proposed budget. Activities, outcomes and outputs have to be defined and quantified in detail in the identification form.
The Embassy has the right to monitor the SLPs during and after the realization.
9. Communication language
Communication language can be Czech or English.
10. The way of submitting
Identification Form + Budget