Information on the submission of applications for projects, evaluation procedures, implementation and information for providers as well as any other requirements are available in the Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities and Provision of Humanitarian Assistance by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies approved by Resolution No. 278 of 26 March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Description of the Procedure for the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme approved by Order No. V–170 of 12 June 2019 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania.
List of inessential shortcomings (technical errors) of project applications for the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme and Project Implementation Agreement template are available on the website of Central Project Management Agency www.cpva.lt, under the section Lithuanian Development Cooperation/Documents.
We recommend that project applications worth less than 15,000 EUR be primarily submitted to the diplomatic missions of Lithuania, during their calls for proposals, which will be announced on their websites in the beginning of 2021.
Lithuanian and foreign legal persons, organizations, their subdivisions, and individuals are invited to submit project applications. The duration of project implementation may be one or more years.
Applicant must have at least one partner in the country where the project will be implemented. A partner is not obligatory, when the project relates to the promotion of democracy or public information, or if an application for a project is submitted by an entity of the partner country or by an international organisation.
Project Applications are filled and submitted in Lithuanian or English through e-form on the Internet. Deadline for the submission of project applications is 3 November, 2020 14:00 hrs (Lithuanian time).
For advise or clarification on issues related to submission of applications, please contact the Central Project Management Agency at +370 657 96768 or email@example.com.
For advice on applications submitted under the concept No 11, please contact Development Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at +370 706 52985 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If it is planned to have trips to other countries during the implementation of the project activities, it is proposed to keep in mind the threats due to the spread of COVID-19 virus, self-isolation in those countries.
If project activities implementation have meetings, trainings, events, etc., provide the possibility to organize them by distance communication possibilities (ex. online events by zoom, microsoft teams or others).
Applicant must have at least one partner in the country where the project will be implemented. A partner is not obligatory, if an application for a project is submitted by an entity of the partner country or by an international organization. In other words, if your organisation is registered in the concept country as a legal entity, partner is not obligatory for concepts.
There is no maximum sum for the estimate budget, but it should be noted that the total amount indicated in the call will be distributed to all projects selected to all published concepts.
Purchase of fixed assets are eligible if:
· these are the direct costs of the project;
· the purchase of fixed assets is necessary to achieve project results;
the sustainability of the project results is ensured only if fixed assets are purchased (i.e., it ensures, that it will be used in the future).
The amount of the experts' fee is determined in accordance with the practice applied by the European Commission implementating Twinning projects. The expert's daily fee, including taxes, shall not exceed 350 EUR. This amount does not include travel, accommodation, daily subsistence and other mission expenses referred in April 29th, 2004, of the Resolution No. 526 „Payment of daily subsistence and other mission expenses“ by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania.
Yes, applicant can do this.
No. The project estimate budget must be planned separately for each budget year (not calendar year). Budget year in this program is for the period up to 1 October.
Yes, project can be implemented in one, two or three years. If the duration is longer than one year, then the project application must include arguments why the project could not be implemented within one-year period.
Yes, you can. Please keep in mind, that in-kind contribution must be expressed in financial terms in the project estimate budget and providing supporting documents (for example, a preliminary agreement for the volunteer, with hourly rate, confirmation of free hall rent, but indicating its market price and so on.).
The applicant's financial contribution is optional, but during the evaluation of the project application, the additional (extra) points are given for the applicant‘s contribution for the project.