5th call for proposals

Latest update: 2020.05.14

The 5th open call for proposals of Interreg V-A Lithuania-Poland cooperation programme supporting bilateral cooperation projects is launched on the continuous basis (applications are assessed right after submission to the JS) starting from 4th May 2020. Collection of applications shall last until all funds will be committed, but not later than 30th September, 2020, 23:59 (GMT + 02:00 – Lithuanian time). 

The overall objective of the Programme is to foster smart, sustainable and inclusive growth in the border area through cross-border cooperation. The Programme seeks to contribute to regional growth and quality of life through closer cross-border cooperation between people and institutions of the Programme area.

Strategic priority during the 5th call for proposals will be given to the projects directed at the COVID-19 pandemic response: both in relation to answering current emergency needs, as well as in mitigating impact of the outbreak on various aspects of life (economic, social and other).

During the 5th open call for proposals applications including activities which contribute to the following priorities are awaited:

Priority 1. Preserving and protecting the environment and promoting resource efficiency;

Priority 2. Promoting sustainable and quality employment and supporting labour mobility;

Priority 3. Promoting social inclusion, combating poverty and any discrimination;

Priority 4. Enhancing the institutional capacity of public authorities and stakeholders and an efficient public administration.

85 % of the total eligible project costs are co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the project partners have to contribute by 15 % from their own resources. The minimum total eligible budget per application is more than 50.000,00 euro, the maximum total budget per application is 1 million euro. The indicative amount to be distributed for all four Programme priorities is 11,4 mln. EUR of ERDF funds. There are no limitations for institutions to act as Lead Beneficiary in several projects within the same priority.

The assessment of the projects shall start directly after receiving the application. The evaluation process from the submission of the application till the decision shall take about 2-3 months. The information about received applications and requested funding shall be constantly announced on the Programme website.

Applicants can find the Programme Manual, applicable for the 5th call for proposals, including necessary annexes (e.g. model form Application Form, Guidelines on filling the Application form, etc.) on the web site: www.lietuva-polska.eu menu section DOCUMENTS and HERE. The applications can be submitted by e-mail.

Information about trainings for potential beneficiaries will follow soon.

 

Updated 07.05.2020

The programming process of the Application form for the 5th call for proposals has been finalised and the digital application is ready for use. Please be informed that the printing to pdf is recommended to be used with this version of digital application. The zipped file is available here:

APPLICATION FORM 5TH CALL

ANNEX 1 to the Application Form (Detailed project budget)

Annex 1 to the Programme manual (WORD version of the Partnership agreement)

Annex 1 to the Guidelines on filling in Application form (information about environmental requirements, to be filled in only by Lithuanian partners) 

 

Already for the 1st call for proposals Joint Secretariat has prepared a special guide how to use digital application for the use of potential beneficiaries – a short movie is showing how to download, save, open and fill in the digital application form. The same principles are applicable for the 5th call and you might use this video for inspiration. 

Please note that for installing and using the digital application, the operation system of your computer must be supported (e.g. Windows XP is no longer supported by Microsoft, so your computer should have at least Windows 7).  

The downloaded ZIP file should be unpacked completely into any folder on hard drive (e.g. on the desktop). The program doesn’t require installation and runs when you click the file "APPLICATION.exe."

In case of questions or problems, related to the digital application form, please contact JTS.

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