Local Small Scale Projects

Embassy of the Czech Republic

Relevent Country: Georgia

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Georgia is pleased to launch its annual call for proposals for the Local Small Scale Projects 2024.

Local Small Scale Projects are an integral part of the Development Cooperation of the Czech Republic in Georgia and they are implemented every year through grants program managed by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tbilisi.

Projects Scope of Focus

  • Support of rural development: support to overcome logistical challenges in the regions of Georgia facing the difficulties of supply chain, identification of new alternative markets and agriculture production, support of community development and broader civil engagement;
  • Support to vulnerable groups: support to vulnerable families and communities, minority groups, people with disabilities, etc;
  • Strengthening of the climate resilience.
  • The projects should also involve:
  • regions and remote areas;
  • EU/Czech experience sharing and know-how;
  • Sustainability.

Funding Information

  • Overall project budget must be within 200 000 – 500 000 CZK
  • Total sum of personal and travel expenses must not exceed 25 % of the total cost
  • Beneficiary´s co-financing in the project is minimum 25 % of the total project value
  • Implementation of the project activities March/February 2024 – October 2024

Evaluation criteria

  • Formal requirements
  • Developmental relevance of the project to the needs of the target community and compliance with the thematic focus above
  • Cost effectiveness and efficiency (incl. amount of co-financing)
  • Effectiveness and sustainability of project results

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a legal entity registered in Georgia, whose basic activity is not profit making
  • Eligible are educational, health, social-protection organizations, CSOs and associations. Political parties or central public institutions are not eligible
  • The applicant may submit only one proposal

Source: https://www.mzv.cz/tbilisi/en/the_eastern_partnership/call_for_proposals_for_local_small_scale_1.html