14 Oct Call for Proposals „Strengthening Bilateral Cooperation with Norway in Green Transition“- CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS
The Ministry of Regional Development and EU funds, the Croatian National Focal Point of the EEA and Norway Grants, has on 14 October 2022 published the Call for Proposals „Strengthening bilateral cooperation with Norway in Green transition“. The Call, with a total allocation of 500.000,00 euro financed by the Fund for bilateral relations, is aiming to support bilateral initiatives in the area of green transition of public bodies and institutions, as well as non-govermental institutions form the Republic of Croatia and the Kingdom of Norway.
The deadline for applications is 28 November 2022 until 16 hours- CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS
The Call for Proposals can be found HERE.
NOTICE OF THE UPDATED APPLICATION FORM
On November 22, 2022, the Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds, in its role as the National Focal Point, publishes a supplement to the Application Form that refers to points 4. “Information about the applicant” and 5. “Information about the partner”. Please find below the updated application form.
Notice to interested applicants
There was a certain discrepancy in the list and numbering of attachments in the text of the Call and in the attachments themselves.
We hereby inform all interested applicants that as part of the Call they should submit all the attachments from point 8.5 of the Call (note that it is necessary to use the version of the updated Application Form), except for the Declaration of the absence of conflict of interest. It is also necessary to submit the Declaration of the applicant/partner, which is published as an attachment as part of the Call, and is not mentioned in point 8.5 of the Call.
During the administrative control, the discrepancy in the numbering of the attachments will not be looked at, but whether the attachments were delivered and, if applicable, whether they were signed by an authorized person.
Regarding the VAT Declaration, the applicant and partner fill in and submit only the version that is applicable to their organization/institution. Form 5a provides a variant in which the organization is in the taxpayer system and has the option of VAT refund. Form 5b is provided in case in which the organization is in the taxpayer system, but does not have the possibility of VAT refund. Form 5c refers to organizations that are not in the taxpayer system and do not have the possibility of VAT refund.
Questions & Answers
- Answers to questions received at firstname.lastname@example.org in the period from 14 October to 26 October 2022 – click here
- Answers to questions received at email@example.com in the period from 30 October to 3 November 2022 – click here
- Answers to questions received at firstname.lastname@example.org in the period from 4 to 13 November 2022- click here
- Answers to questions received at email@example.com in the period from 14 to 21 November 2022–click here
The Joint Committee for Bilateral Funds, consisting of representatives from donor countries, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds, adopted Award decision on funding 13 bilateral initiatives within the Call „Strengthening bilateral cooperation between Croatia and Norway in Green transition“. The Award Decision can be found here.
On 20 March 2023, 12 contracts with a total value of 1.1 million euros were signed (one application was withdrawn). The list of contracted bilateral initiatives, beneficiaries and amounts can be found here.