Evaluation of projects shall be organized by the Central Project Management Agency (Programme Operator). The evaluation takes place in three phases:
1. Eligibility evaluation
2. Benefit and quality evaluation
3. Administrative compliance (only for projects which have been selected for funding).
The CPMA has the right to decide which evaluation (project benefit and quality or project eligibility) to carry out first or to carry out both evaluations at the same time.
Benefit and quality evaluation shall be conducted only for eligible applications that meet project eligibility criteria, set in the Guidelines for applicants. In this phase, projects will be ranked based on the level of their contribution to the Programme objectives.
At least two independent experts shall conduct the benefit and quality evaluation of each eligible application. Applications shall be scored in accordance with benefit and quality evaluation criteria, which may not be changed in the course of the evaluation of projects. The criteria and the maximum possible score according to each criterion are indicated in Annex 5 to the Guidelines. The overall maximum score, which may be given according to all criteria of evaluation of the project’s benefit and quality, shall be 100. 50 shall be the minimum mandatory score for projects to receive support under this call.
At the time of the eligibility evaluation of applications, the CPMA may ask the Applicant to submit the missing information and/ or documents.
Applications shall be evaluated in 90 days after the deadline for the submission of applications specified in the call for applications.
The following are the activities to be financed by the open call:
Possible target groups of the projects:
1. children and young people from socially at-risk families starting independent lives; children and young people from the care system (child care institutions, families of guardians (caregivers), families) starting independent life;
2. children and young people who leave closed institutions (e.g. socialization centers, mental (psychiatric) day hospitals) and start independent living or return to their place of residence;
3. children and young people - victims of trafficking.
Financing shall be allocated for projects that contribute to the pursuit of objectives of the Programme and this open call, and that meet this special project eligibility criteria (the criteria is mandatory for all Projects) – during the implementation of the project it is foreseen to introduce and/ or apply new methodologies and / or new support mechanisms and / or a new working model for children and young people from the selected target group(s).
In the implementation of the project the Applicants shall seek to contribute to the achievement of the following monitoring indicator:
Applicants shall seek to contribute to the achievement of the following output indicators:
The Applicants applying in partnership with Donor State entities shall also contribute to the bilateral outcome of the Programme: "Enhanced collaboration between Donor and Beneficiary State entities involved in the Programme”, expressed by the following indicators:
Potential Applicants are Lithuanian Republic legal persons.
Project Partners are Lithuanian Republic and Donor State legal persons.
The number of project partners is unlimited.
Central Project Management Agency (CPMA)
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel. (+370) 658 02789
Reply to questions posed by e-mail or fax will be provided within 5 working days after the receipt of the enquiry at the CPMA.
The general objective of the Programme is to improve prevention and reduce inequalities in health.
The Programme will provide support for mental health promotion and prevention measures with emphasis on the well-being of children and youth and their families, primarily through strengthening the community-based mental health services (Outcome 1) and improving well-being of children and youth (Outcome 2) by establishing clearly defined, expected results.
Through the open call “Mechanisms of social inclusion strengthening for children and young people with high-risk behaviours and / or from disadvantaged backgrounds” (hereinafter – the Call) the Programme Operator seeks to select and support projects that best contribute to achieving Outcome 2 of the Health Programme.
The Call will ensure the well-being of children and young people by developing and implementing an effective qualitative system of methods and integrated services for vulnerable children and young people.
To ensure enhanced bilateral relations between Lithuania and the donor states, projects supported under this call may be prepared and implemented in partnership with entities from Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway under this call.
The grant rate is up to 100% of the total eligible expenditure of a project.
Until April 30, 2024
Preliminary project implementation agreement signing date: March-April, 2022