PROGRAMME LT07 “PROMOTION OF DIVERSITY IN CULTURE AND ARTS WITHIN EUROPEAN CULTURAL HERITAGE” CO-FINANCED BY THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA AND THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA FINANCIAL MECHANISM 2009-2014
Title of the call
Call for proposals under the Programme “Promotion of Diversity in Culture and Arts within European Cultural Heritage” of the European Economic Area (EEA) Financial Mechanism (hereinafter referred to as “the Programme”)
The call number
Areas of funding and measures
Areas of culture and arts within the implementation of projects supported by the Programme are: visual arts, performing arts, music, interdisciplinary art, architecture, library activities, ethnic culture, literature, culture and art education, dissemination of cultural heritage, digitization of culture and cultural heritage, museum and gallery activities, audiovisual art (except feature, documentary and animation film production).
The assistance under the Programme shall be allocated to the following measures:
Projects suitable for support
The project must fall within a Measure I or Measure II.
The project under Measure I must meet the following characteristics:
The project under Measure II must meet the following characteristics:
1. the implementation of the project must be carried out in one or cover several areas of funding;
2. the project has to be implemented in cooperation between a legal entity registered in Lithuania and a legal entity(ies) or another organisation(s) from the Donor State(s), all of which are operating in the cultural sector;
3. at least one main activity of the project (a seminar, a conference, a workshop, etc.) must be carried out in each of the participating countries.
* The Donor States – Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein.
The project shall be a public interest project (seeking to attain objectives important for society rather than seeking commercial interests or interests of one person (legal or natural)).
Eligible applicants and their partners
Total budget of the call
LTL 3.523.482,27 (EUR 1.020.471,00), including: LTL 2.994.959,93 (EUR 867.400,35) of the assistance (from the budget of EEA financial mechanism) and LTL 528.522,34 (EUR 153.070,65) of co-financing funds (from the budget of Lithuania).
Minimum and maximum amount of funding available for the project
The amount of the funding allocated for the implementation of a project under Measure I shall be at least LTL 138.112,00 (EUR 40.000,00), however not exceeding LTL 517.920,00 (EUR 150.000,00).
The amount allocated for a project under Measure II shall be at least LTL 51.792,00 (EUR 15.000,00), however not exceeding LTL 138.112,00 (EUR 40.000,00).
Maximum rate of funding
The maximum rate of funding is 85% of the total eligible project costs.
Eligible categories of expenditure include:
Please see Chapter V of the Guidelines for more information.
Dates for project implementation
The starting and the final date for submitting the application
The starting date for submitting the application: 21 May 2014 at 8.00 a.m.
Project application procedure temporarily has been suspended. Few alterations for Guidelines are being made therefore the deadline for the Call has been extended until 5 September 2014 at 16.15 p.m.
The place (address) for submitting applications
VšĮ Centrinė projektų valdymo agentūra (Central Project Management Agency),
S. Konarskio g. 13, LT-03109, Vilnius, Lithuania
Contacts for more information
Central Project Management Agency (CMPA), e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. +370 5 274 8724; +370 5 219 1340, Fax +370 5 251 4401.
Reply to questions posed by e-mail or fax will be provided within 5 working days after the receipt of the enquiry at the Central Project Management Agency.
Information about key documents and application forms to be submitted
More details regarding the call can be found in the “Guidelines for applicants” and its annexes. All documents related to the call as well as forms of the application are published on the websites www.eeagrants.lt, www.lrkm.lt, www.cpva.lt.
More information regarding the EEA financial mechanism including the governing rules can be found on www.eeagrants.org
Project selection manner
The projects to be funded are selected via open call. The evaluation of the projects is organised and carried out by the Central Project Management Agency. A decision regarding funds allocations to the projects will be made by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, taking into account to the recommendations of the Project Selection Committee.
Priorities for the selection of projects
Projects will be evaluated higher if they will include the following aspects:
Please see Annex 3 and 4 (“Project benefit and quality evaluation methodology”) for more information.