Конкурс грантів для підвищення якості муніципальних послуг
Програма Ради Європи «Децентралізація і територіальна консолідація в Україні» оголошує прийом заявок на участь у конкурсі для отримання грантів спрямованих на сприяння об’єднанню та співробітництву, підвищення якості муніципальних послуг. Дедлайн – 21 червня 2017 р. (далі – англ.).
This call for proposals is launched in the framework of the Council of Europe Programme “Decentralisation and Territorial Consolidation in Ukraine” (hereafter the Programme). The Programme is implemented by the Centre of Expertise for Local Government Reform, Directorate of Democratic Governance, Directorate General II – Democracy, as part of the Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine 2015-2017 (Chapter 3 Democratic Governance, Section 3.1 De-centralisation and local government reform). The Programme duration is 1 July 2015 – 31 December 2017.
The indicative available budget under this call for proposals is UAH 6,650,000.00 (Six Million Six Hundred Thousand Hryvnias). The Council of Europe intends to award 3 (three) grants in amounts of: – UAH 3,250,000.00 maximum (Three Million Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Hryvnias); – UAH 2,000,000.00 maximum (Two Million Hryvnias); – UAH 1,400,000.00 maximum (One Million Four Hundred Thousand Hryvnias). Subject to availability of funds and extension of the Project initial duration, the Council of Europe reserves the right not to award all available funds, and/or to redistribute the available funds in a different manner depending on the project proposals received and on the outcome of the call for proposals.
Project proposals shall be accompanied by a draft budget (See Template Budget, in Appendix II) amounting to a maximum of UAH 3,250,000.00 maximum (Three Million Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Hryvnias) or UAH 2,000,000.00 maximum (Two Million Hryvnias) or UAH 1,400,000.00 maximum (One Million Four Hundred Thousand Hryvnias): – Project amounting to a maximum of UAH 3,250,000.00 maximum (Three Million Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Hryvnias) should foresee at least 5 projects providing for direct support to selected communities.
Each project shall amount to minimum UAH 440,000.00 (Four Hundred Forty Thousand Hryvnias) maximum EUR 585,000.00 (Five Hundred Eighty Five Thousand Hryvnias); – Project amounting to a maximum of UAH 2,000,000.00 maximum (Two Million Hryvnias) should foresee at least 5 projects providing for direct support to selected communities. Each project shall amount to minimum UAH 230,000.00 (Two Hundred Thirty Thousand Hryvnias) maximum UAH 350,000.00 (Three Hundred Fifty Thousand Hryvnias); – Project amounting to a maximum of UAH 1,400,000.00 maximum (One Million Four Hundred Thousand Hryvnias) should foresee at least 5 projects providing for direct support to selected communities. Each project shall amount to minimum UAH 145,000.00 (One Hundred Forty Five Thousand Hryvnias) maximum 230,000.00 (Two Hundred Thirty Thousand Hryvnias). The estimated budget must be consistent, accurate, clear, complete and cost-effective, in the light of the activities proposed. Each Grantee is entitled to include a total maximum of 7% of indirect costs for the management of the project implementation.
By definition, indirect costs do not include the costs of staff directly assigned to the project. Applicants should submit their budgets in UAH (see Appendix II, estimated budget). Grants shall be paid in UAH and all financial reporting shall be done in UAH. Each Grantee shall also be required to contribute to the project either by way of its own resources or by contribution from third parties. Co-financing may take the form of financial or human resources, in-kind contributions or income generated by the action or project.
HOW TO APPLY?
1. Documents to be submitted
Each application shall contain:
the completed and signed Application Form (See Appendix I – in English and Ukrainian);
a provisional budget (using the template reproduced in Appendix II – in English only);
the other supporting documents:
– registration documents of the applicant (in Ukrainian only);
– documents reflecting the applicant’s financial capacity, such as turnover or equivalent (annual budget) for the last 2 (two) years, net earnings (if any), total balance sheet or budget, or medium and long-term debt (in Ukrainian only);
– CVs of the person designated to ensure the co-ordination of the project, and the key personnel to be involved in the project (same format for the whole team), describing in particular any relevant qualifications, professional experience and knowledge of the current situation in Ukraine, the national legislation in the fields of the call (in English and Ukrainian);
– concept for each project contacting background information and indicative action plan (in English and Ukrainian);
– support letters from communities intending to participate in the project (in Ukrainian only);
The application form, completed and signed, together with the supporting documents, must be submitted in electronic form (Word and/or PDF) to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Emails should contain the following reference in subject: “application_grants”. Applications must be received before 11.00 pm, 21 June 2017 (CET, GMT + 1). Applications received after the above mentioned date will not be considered.