Funding opportunities for the Black Sea area have been discussed on occasion of the 6th edition of the AER Black Sea Summit, where we had the pleasure to host experts from the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 which followed up in sharing within AER the public consultation they lunched regarding the Draft Guidelines for Grant Applicants.
We are now pleased to share with you the launch of the 1st call for project proposals of the ENI CBC “Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme 2014-2020 with the deadline of 31st of May 2017, h 23:59 (GMT+2). Please, have a careful look at the Application Pack.
This call is open for project proposals contributing to all Programme thematic objectives and priorities:
1. Promote business and entrepreneurship within the Black Sea Basin
Priority 1.1. Jointly promote business and entrepreneurship in the tourism and cultural sectors (minimum amount available for a project grant: 500 000 euros, maximum: 1 500 000 euros)
Priority 1.2. Increase cross-border trade opportunities and modernisation in the agricultural and connected sectors (minimum amount available for a project grant: 300 000 euros, maximum: 700 000 euros)
2. Promote coordination of environmental protection and joint reduction of marine litter in the Black Sea Basin
Priority 2.1. Improve joint environmental monitoring (minimum amount available for a project grant: 500 000 euros, maximum: 1 000 000 euros)
Priority 2.2. Promote common awareness-raising and joint actions to reduce river and marine litter (minimum amount available for a project grant: 300 000 euros, maximum: 1 000 000 euros)
The overall indicative amount of ENI funds for the two thematic objectives for the first call is 19,655,625.60 euros.
The ENI grant shall be maximum 92% of the total eligible costs of the Project (per each Lead/Project partner). The rate of national co-financing shall be at least 8% of the total eligible costs of the Project, calculated per Lead/Project partner budgets in the project.
We encourage you to get in touch with AER Secretariat in case you wish to share your project idea, look for partners, get in touch with other regions working on this call.