Cross-border Cooperation Programme Poland-Belarus-Ukraine 2014-2020

Financial Instrument

Title in original language: Program Współpracy Transgranicznej EIS Polska-Białoruś-Ukraina 2014-2020
Keyword(s):
Country/ies: Belarus, Poland, Ukraine
Category: With contents for the support of tourism
Implementation’s period of time: 2014-2020
Objectives and purpose:

The European Neighbourhood an Partnership Instrument (ENPI) is the initiative of the European Commission, aiming at developing the cooperation between the European Union and the partner countries by ensuring the integrated and sustainable regional development.

Priorities:
1. Promotion of local culture and preservation of historical heritage
2. Improvement of accessibility to the regions, development of sustainable and climate-proof transport and communication networks and systems
3. Common challenges in the field of safety and security
4. Promotion of border management and border security, mobility and migration management

Eligible applicants: DMOs, Local or regional authorities, NGOs, Other
Type of financial support: Grant
Percentage of co-financing: up to 90% of the total eligible project costs
Form of financing: Post-financing
Requirements:

Each project shall involve beneficiaries from Poland and at least one of the partner countries participating in the Programme (Belarus and/or Ukraine).

Details of application:

The first call for proposals (2 stage): 11 October - 31 December 2016, budget of 81.47 million euros

The call will be divided into 2 stages: first the selection of the Concept Notes, followed by assessment of full application forms. Maximum EU support for the project may reach 2.5 million euros. The call will be opened for all the 4 thematic objectives (TOs) of the Programme:

Promotion of local culture and preservation of historical heritage (TO3) - 14.84 million euros
Improvement of accessibility to the regions, development of sustainable and climate-proof transport and communication networks and systems (TO7) - 28.32 million euros
Common challenges in the field of safety and security (TO8) - 14.53 million euros
Promotion of border management and border security, mobility and migration managemen

The second call for proposals: 1 October 2018 - 31 December 2018, budget of 29.36 million euros
It will be opened for two thematic objectives:
1. Promotion of local culture and preservation of historical heritage (TO3) - 14.84 million euros
2. Common challenges in the field of safety and security (TO8) - 14.53 million euros

The call for the small projects: 1 December 2017 - 28 February 2018, budget of 5.2 million euros
Opened for the TO3: Promotion of local culture and preservation of historical heritage - 5.2 million euros. The grant awarded must fall between the following minimum and maximum amounts:
- minimum amount: 20 000 EUR,
- maximum amount: 60 000 EUR.
Small projects (PSB): minimum amount: 20 000 EUR / maximum amount: 60 000 EUR.
The total duration of a PSB cannot be longer than 12 months. Investment costs (works, supplies) cannot exceed 20% of the small project grant value.

Frame of the support:

Minimum co-financing: 10%

Special remarks:

Special interest for tourism sector:
Small projects
the Thematic Objective 3. Promotion of local culture and preservation of historical heritage shall be allocated for the support of the so-called “projects with small budget” (PSB).

Info on funding institution:

Joint Technical Secretariat
Cross-border Cooperation Programme
Poland - Belarus - Ukraine 2007-2013
Paweł Słowikowski - Head of JTS
tel. +48 22 378 31 25
e-mail: pawel.slowikowski@cpe.gov.pl; pbu@cpe.gov.pl
http://www.pl-by-ua.eu