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Funding Opportunities for Projects. Alytaus Šv. Kazimiero Romos katalikų parapija. Table of Contents (I). 1. Possibilities for International Cooperation 1.1. EU Funding Programmes 1.1.1. The Cross-Border Cooperation P rogramme Lithuania-Poland

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funding opportunities for projects

Funding Opportunities for Projects

Alytaus Šv. Kazimiero Romos katalikų parapija

table of contents i
Table of Contents (I)

1. Possibilities for International Cooperation

1.1. EU Funding Programmes

1.1.1. The Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Lithuania-Poland

1.1.2. The Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus

1.1.3. The Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Lithuania-Poland- Russia

1.2. Other Sources of Funding for International Projects

1.2.1. Lithuanian-Polish Youth Exchange Fund

2. Local Funding Possibilities

2.1. EU Funding Programmes

2.1.1. Cohesion Promotion Operational Programme 2007-2013

2.2. Funding Provided by Public Authorities

2.2.1. Support for Children Day Care Centers in Lithuania

2.2.2. Social Programme Projects

2.3. Private Funds in Lithuania

2.3.1. Kazickas family foundation

2.3.2. Charity foundation “Vilties sala”

Conclusions

1 1 1 the cross border cooperation programme lithuania poland1
Theoverall strategic goal of the programme is to foster the sustainable development of the border region through enhanced economic, social and territorial cohesion of the areas on both sides of the border.1.1.1.The Cross Border Cooperation Programme Lithuania-Poland
1 1 1 the cross border cooperation programme lithuania poland2
Priority 1. Competitiveness and productivity growth of the cross-border region.

Priority 2. Cross-border cohesion and enhanced overall quality of the cross-border area.

1.1.1.The Cross Border Cooperation Programme Lithuania-Poland
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1.1.1.The Cross Border Cooperation Programme Lithuania-Poland
  • The amount of grant: 5 000 – 100 000 EUR.
  • A grant shall not exceed 85 % of the total eligible costs of the action.
  • Current call for applications ends on June 30th, 2010.
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1.1.1.The Cross Border Cooperation Programme Lithuania-Poland

Eligible costs:

  • Travel expenditure
  • Salaries
  • Works, services and supplies
  • Other costs
  • Preparation costs
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1.1.1.The Cross Border Cooperation Programme Lithuania-Poland
  • Type of the project for Alytus Parish– “Small Projects Fund”.
  • Priority 2can be chosen for Alytus Parish. Cross-border cohesion and enhanced overall quality of the cross-border area.
  • Sub-priority 2.1. Development of new and strengthening of existing co-operation and social and cultural networks.
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1.1.1.The Cross Border Cooperation Programme Lithuania-Poland

Possible activities:

  • community networking and joint cross-border cultural events of durable character;
  • youth cooperation (competitions, exchanges, summer camps).
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1.1.1.The Cross Border Cooperation Programme Lithuania-Poland

Small infrastructure projects are allowed.

But the part of supply/works element shall not

exceed 60 percent of the project budget.

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1.1.1.The Cross Border Cooperation Programme Lithuania-Poland

More information about the programme is

available at

http://www.spf-info.eu/index.php?lang=en

1 1 2 the cross border cooperation programme latvia lithuania belarus1
1.1.2. The Cross-Border CooperationProgramme Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus

The overall strategic goal of the Programme is to enhance the territorial cohesion of the Latvian, Lithuanian and Belarus border region, secure a high level of environmental protection and provide for economic and social welfare as well as promote intercultural dialogue and cultural diversity.

1 1 2 the cross border cooperation programme latvia lithuania belarus2
1.1.2. The Cross-Border CooperationProgramme Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus
  • Priority 1. Promoting sustainable economic and social development.
  • Priority 2. Addressing common challenges.
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1.1.2. The Cross-Border CooperationProgramme Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus
  • The amount of grant: 50 000 – 2 000 000 EUR.
  • A grant shall not exceed 90 % of the total eligible costs of the action.
  • Duration of the project – up to 2 years.
  • Next call for applications – 2010 Autumn.
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1.1.2. The Cross-Border CooperationProgramme Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus

Eligible costs:

  • “Human resources”
  • “Travel”
  • “Equipment and supplies”
  • “Direct Administrative Costs (Local Office)”
  • “Other costs and external services”
  • “Works (Infrastructure)”
  • “Indirect Administrative Costs”
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1.1.2. The Cross-Border CooperationProgramme Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus
  • 1 priority can be chosen for Alytus Parish.
    • 1.5. measure.Strengthening of social-cultural networking and community development.
  • Financial framework for the project of this measure is 50 000 – 300 000 EUR.
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1.1.2. The Cross-Border CooperationProgramme Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus

Possible activities:

  • Joint actions for promotion of local and regional community initiatives: e.g. social inclusion, provision of social services, promotion of equal opportunities;
  • Competence building and co-operation between various level local and regional authorities and NGOs, promotion of joint initiatives;
  • Community networking;
  • Implementation of joint strategies, cross-border activities, visits and exchanges of experience in the areas of human resource development, sports, culture, health, education and social sphere;
  • Youth co-operation (schoolchildren exchanges, summer camps, etc);
  • People to people activities.
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1.1.2. The Cross-Border CooperationProgramme Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus

More information about the programme is

available at

http://www.enpi-cbc.eu/go.php/lit/English

1 1 3 the cross border cooperation programme lithuania poland russia1
1.1.3. The Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Lithuania-Poland-Russia

The overall strategic goals of the programme are:

  • Promoting economic and social development on both sides of the commonborder,
  • Working together to address common challenges and common problems,
  • Promoting people to people co-operation.
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1.1.3. The Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Lithuania-Poland-Russia
  • Priority 1. Contributing to solving common problems and challenges
  • Priority 2. Pursuing social, economic and spatial development
  • Horizontal Priority. Development of cooperation of local community.
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1.1.3. The Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Lithuania-Poland-Russia
  • The amount of grant: not applicable
  • A grant shall not exceed 90 % of the total eligible costs of the action.
  • Next call for applications – 2010 June.
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1.1.3. The Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Lithuania-Poland-Russia
  • Alytus region is adjoining region with limited participation in this programme.
  • Support for adjoining regions is limited to 20% of the Programme budget and only non-infrastructural (“soft”) projects can be implemented in these regions.
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1.1.3. The Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Lithuania-Poland-Russia

Possible fields for cooperation:

  • Horizontal Priority: People-to-people cooperation. (micro project)
    • developing co-operation networks at the crossborderlevel with broad involvement of local communities (the development and intensification of cooperation between communities on both sides ofthe border, that in the future should improve the situation in the fields of culture, education,tourism and sports as well as in the social and economic spheres).
1 2 1 lithuanian polish youth exchange fund1
1.2.1. Lithuanian-Polish Youth Exchange Fund

Objective of the fund – to enhance strategic Lithuanian-Polish youth partnership, in shaping mutual international relations and discovering common roots.

1 2 1 lithuanian polish youth exchange fund2
1.2.1. Lithuanian-Polish Youth Exchange Fund
  • Funding is provided by:
    • Poland’s state budget (Ministry of Education)
    • Lithuania’s state budget (Ministry of Social Security and Labour)
    • Other sources
  • Each year amount of funding differs.
1 2 1 lithuanian polish youth exchange fund3
1.2.1. Lithuanian-Polish Youth Exchange Fund
  • Fields that are financed:
    • Lithuanian-Polish Youth Exchange
    • Projects which are prepared and implemented by organizations which are promoting Lithuanian-Polish youth exchange and other initiatives.
    • Lithuanian-Polish events, meetings and other initiatives.
    • Projects (informative) intended for promoting Lithuanian-Polish Youth cooperation, tolerance, better understanding and knowledge of one another.
    • Projects which are intended for organizations working with youth and implementing youth policy to exchange positive experience and spread it.
    • Publications which would promote closeness of Lithuanian and Polish nations.
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1.2.1. Lithuanian-Polish Youth Exchange Fund
  • Possible activities for Alytus Parish:
    • Lithuanian-Polish Youth Exchange.
    • Projects (informative) intended for promoting Lithuanian-Polish Youth cooperation, tolerance, better understanding and knowledge of one another.
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1.2.1. Lithuanian-Polish Youth Exchange Fund

More information about the fund is available

at: http://www.jrd.lt/index.php?1684992797

table of contents ii
Table of Contents (II)

2. Local Funding Possibilities

2.1. EU Funding Programmes

2.1.1. Cohesion Promotion Operational Programme 2007-2013

2.2. Funding Provided by Public Authorities

2.2.1. Support for Children Day Care Centers in Lithuania

2.2.2. Social Programme Projects

2.3. Private Funds in Lithuania

2.3.1. Kazickas family foundation

2.3.2. Charity foundation “Vilties sala”

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2.1.1. Cohesion Promotion Operational Programme 2007-2013
  • Activities funded by the Programme:
    • Joint actions for promotion of local and regional community initiatives: e.g. local democracy development, social inclusion, provision of social services, promotion of equal opportunities, integration of minority populations;
    • Community networking;
    • People to people activities;
    • Youth co-operation.
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2.1.1. Cohesion Promotion Operational Programme 2007-2013
  • Instrument - Development of non-stationary social services infrastructure.
  • The goal of the instrument – to promote better integration of social risk people and people who feel social exclusion and their family members to the society and labour market.
  • The objective of the instrument – to improve infrastructure of non-stationary social service.
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2.1.1. Cohesion Promotion Operational Programme 2007-2013
  • EU funds support for Alytus district in 2010 year – 3311801Lt.
  • Next call for applications – not applicable.
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2.1.1. Cohesion Promotion Operational Programme 2007-2013

Possible activities:

  • Development or modernization of non-stationary social services infrastructure (preparation of technical documentation, constructions, renovation works, purchase of equipment).
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2.1.1. Cohesion Promotion Operational Programme 2007-2013

More information about the programme is

available at: http://www.esparama.lt/2007

-2013/lt/gaires/priemones/priemone?priem

_id=000bdd538000119a

2 2 1 support for children day care centers in lithuania1
2.2.1. Support for Children Day Care Centers in Lithuania
  • Responsible institution for allocation of funding – Ministry of Social Security and Labour.
  • Annual calls are available.
  • Next call is expected at the end of this year (2010).
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2.2.1. Support for Children Day Care Centers in Lithuania
  • The support should be provided for socialrisk children and their families, socially supported families and families that have social, psychological and other problems.
  • Duration of the project – 1 year with a possibility to extend it for 2 more years.
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2.2.1. Support for Children Day Care Centers in Lithuania

Priorities are given to the applicants who:

  • Have cooperation agreements with local municipality institutions.
  • Have another reliable source of funding which provide support for project activities of whole year.
  • Have work experience in the activities which are eligible for funding and have qualified specialists.
  • Foresee activities in rural areas.
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2.2.1. Support for Children Day Care Centers in Lithuania
  • These costs are covered:
    • Day social care services provided for children and their family members.
    • Organization of activities for children promoting their active involvement.
    • 10 % of salaries of project manager, financial manager and other related persons.
    • 65 % of salaries of Center’s employees working directly with children.
    • Transportations costs for children (to go to Day Care Centre).
    • Administrative costs (premises).
  • Infrastructural costs are ineligible.
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2.2.2. Social Programme Projects
  • Responsible institution for allocation of funding– Alytus City Municipality.
  • Calls for applications – once a year. Last call was in 2009 Autumn.
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2.2.2. Social Programme Projects
  • The objective of the Programme – to provide social services for the citizens of Alytus City.
  • Priorities of the Programme:
    • Social services are provided on regular basis and these services are available for the citizens of Alytus City.
    • Increase of availability of social services to people having disability or who are of social risk and their family members.
    • Projects which increase independence, occupation and motivation of people with disability or which are of social risk.
    • The applicant has experience in providing social services for Community, has material resources and other sources of funding.
2 3 1 kazickas family foundation
2.3.1. Kazickas family foundation

The foundation works primarily in the USAandLithuania; however, it has also significantly supported projects in other countries. Programmes and projects sponsored by the foundation primarily involve:

  • education and culture organizations
  • health care, religious and charitable organizations
  • universities and schools
  • charitable foundations with congruent goals and programmes in the USA and Lithuania.
2 3 2 charity foundation vilties sala
2.3.2. Charity foundation “Vilties sala”
  • The foundation cooperates with charitable organizations in Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway, USA and Lithuania, with Lithuanian and foreign companies, public organizations, schools, preschools, special educational institutions, religious communities, and sport clubs.
  • The foundation aims at supporting destitute families, homeless children, boarding-schools and nursing homes, preschools, medical and other institutions of satisfactory condition.
  • The charity and support foundation organizes various charitable feasts, sponsors excursions and children’s recreation camps.
conclusions i
Conclusions (I)
  • International projects seem to be a better option for these reasons:
    • It provides a possibility to get a larger amount of funding for the project.
    • Infrastructural projects can be supported by some of the programmes.
    • Exchange of knowledge and experience between neighbourhood countries is promoted.
    • Youth exchange is promoted.
conclusions ii
Conclusions (II)
  • There are not many sources of Local funding in Lithuania. The problems with the funds are:
    • The amount of funding is limited.
    • Most of them do not support infrastructural projects.
    • The competition is intense.