Enhancing Roma Inclusion and Empowerment call for proposals: the deadline for submitting projects has been extended
The Romanian Social Development Fund (RSDF) announces the extension of the deadline for submission of projects within Enhancing Roma Inclusion and Empowerment call for proposals, organized under the Local Development Program, financed through the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021. Thus, eligible applicants may submit project proposals by January 23, 2020.
This change was included in a corrigendum that was published in the web section dedicated to the Local Development Programme within the RSDF website (www.frds.ro). In addition to extending the deadline for submitting projects, through the corrigendum, other important changes were made in the call documentation, which eligible applicants are invited to consult, accessing the following link: corrigendum no. 1 for Enhancing Roma Inclusion and Empowerment call for proposals.
Following the extension of the deadline for submitting projects within Enhancing Roma Inclusion and Empowerment call, the intermediate deadline has been modified up to which bilateral initiatives can be submitted within the call for proposals for bilateral initiatives aimed at identifying partners for projects carried out in partnership with donor states, developing partnerships and bilateral projects under the Local Development Programme. Thus, for the Enhancing Roma Inclusion and Empowerment call for proposals, bilateral initiatives can be submitted until December 20, 2019.
Launched on September 11, 2019, the Enhancing Roma Inclusion and Empowerment call for proposals has a total amount of 16 million euro and provides support for measures designed to increase access and quality of services to Roma, in multiple areas such as social assistance, education, employment, health, and housing. Also, the call aims to strengthen the capacity of the existing day / after school centers, which work with a high percentage of Roma children and young people. The financed projects will target the empowerment of the Roma and combat any form of discrimination against them. Eligible applicants are public entities, non-governmental organizations, and associations of local authorities.
The call for proposals for bilateral initiatives supports the development of cooperation and partnership relations between entities in Romania and the donor states (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway), within the Program. Through the call, funding is provided for the identification of partners for projects carried out in partnership with the donor states, the development of partnerships and bilateral projects, for their submission within the calls for projects opened through the Program. The maximum amount of money that can be allocated to a bilateral initiative is 5,000 euro.