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1 Local Grants Programme Supporting NGOs within and beyond CEE borders Call for CEE NGO Local Environmental Projects The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe hereby announces a Call for Proposals to support NGO Local Environmental Projects. This project is financially supported by the Danish Environmental Protection Agency (DEPA), Division for Eastern and Central Europe (DANCEE). NGOs from CEE countries are invited to apply. A maximum grant fund per project is 5,000 EUR. Background The damage to the environment in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) presents risks to human health and the natural balance of life. Significant problems with air, water and soil pollution, traffic congestion, deforestation and more remain to be addressed. At the same time, CEE countries are blessed with many relatively clean and pristine natural areas. The remediation of polluted zones and the protection of its rich biodiversity must take place simultaneously. Accession to the European Union increases the pre ssure on Central European governments to solve environmental problems without hindering economic growth. Non-governmental organisations (NGOs), established by and working for the public, are key players in the development of civil society in CEE. Environmental NGOs form one of the biggest and most active civil sectors in the region. Working together on environmental activities, people have been rebuilding a sense of community purpose, improving their local environment and introducing a new generation to their responsibilities to the world around them. NGOs function as a vehicle for public participation. They serve as channels of communication with the public and also a voice for the public s concerns toward the government. They have great expertise and a willingness to carry out the practical elements of protecting the natural environment. It is important that NGOs realise what role they can play in society and how they can serve most efficiently as intermediaries between the government and citizens. They can build up different structures based on principles of democracy and transparency, making use of a number of legal and informal tools such as the media. The need for support programmes is, therefore, more crucial than ever Eligibility Registered not-for-profit, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) may apply for a grant. The objective of the project This call for proposals is intended to provide support to CEE NGOs in carrying out environmental projects on nationally specific areas, to be defined by each country ( brown environmental priorities to be given preference). This will be done through a competitive granting programme tailored to grassroots NGOs seeking to strengthen their capacity to carry out their own projects. Local Grant Announcement page 1

2 In addition, the programme will enable NGOs to: 1. participate effectively in the environmental decision-making process; 2. cooperate with local authorities and the central government on environmental issues; 3. develop their voice on environmental matters; and 4. raise public awareness of the environmental aspects of the priority issues and to foster a wider discussion within the country. Grants up to country local grants maximum (EUR 3-5,000) will be provided to NGOs. Duration Country Amount No Calls Deadline for Calls Albania 20, June 2002 Bosnia and Herzegovina 20, June 2002 Bulgaria 45, June 2002 Croatia 25, July 2002 Czech Republic 50, July 2002 Estonia 30, June 2002 Latvia 30, July 2002 Poland 25, August 2002 Romania 50, June 2002 Slovakia 30, June 2002 Slovenia 35, June 2002 Yugoslavia 25, July 2002 Totals 385,000 EUR 15 The project period must not exceed 12 months and implementation must begin within one month of the award announcement. The project must be completed by June Environmental topics This project intends to support and develop the involvement of NGOs in the 12 CEE countries on nationally specific areas, defined by each country with brown environmental priorities as preference. Local Grant Announcement page 2

3 No Country Topic 1 Albania Urban Waste 2 Bosnia & Herzegovina Waste Management Rural development 3 Bulgaria Urban problems Rural Development 4 Croatia Waste Management Rural Development 5 Czech Republic Waste Water Land Use Planning 6 Estonia Waste Management Air Quality 7 Latvia Waste Water Management Resource efficiency 8 Poland Waste Management Transport 9 Romania Household waste Water (Water frame Directive) 10 Slovakia Urban Green space Management Local Water Issues 11 Slovenia Waste Management Water Management 12 Yugoslavia Waste Management Local water issues Application process This project intends to support and develop the involvement of NGOs in CEE countries. In each of the countries a local-language granting scheme will be carried out over a period of 12 months. The calls for projects will be open and competitive. Different stakeholders (local authorities, academic and scientific organisations, and local business) are invited to cooperate with NGOs. Only registered NGOs may apply. Step 1- Announcement NGOs are requested to develop a project proposal based on the specific guidelines provided by the REC country office. During this period, REC country office staffs are available to answer NGO questions and to provide guidance in filling out the forms. Local Grant Announcement page 3

4 Step 2 - Local grants proposal submission Project proposals are due at the REC country offices by specific date (please check in REC COs). Due to the fact that some of the countries (Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Romania) are larger, two calls for tenders are scheduled. Applications are accepted in local languages and decisions are made on the basis of evaluations done by independent local advisory boards (made up of independent experts). In each country where the Danish Local Project coordinators are employed (Baltic States, Poland, Slovakia, Romania), they will be invited to sit on the local advisory board and participate in the evaluation process. The NGO should follow the standard guidelines for writing a project proposal. Also, when developing the proposal, the NGO should pay special attention to the project objectives included in this project announcement. Step 3 Proposal evaluation Pre-screening phase: CO will pre-screen the eligibility of the projects proposals according to the following criteria: The project proposal has been completed according to the given guidelines. The brown issue is addressed in the project proposal The NGO has a valid legal status The budget is within the limit The project activities are within the program s timeline (maximum project duration of 12 months and finish by June 2003) In evaluating proposals for the Local Grants Programme, the country director/representative and the advisory board members, will consider following evaluation criteria: Background/Problem definition The problem addressed is described properly, The goals and objectives of the project are feasible, relevant both to the programme and to the brown issue addressed, The proposal describes NGO approach for managing the project. The action plan describes a good way to reach the goals and objectives. Project activities are well defined and achievable within the project time frame and budget. Project Impact Project activities and impact should be visible in local community; Project raise public awareness on addressed problem, The NGOs should be able to measure environmental impact of their project. The indicators of measuring the project success should be described in the proposal. The proposal clearly shows that the benefits of the project will continue after the project period. Step 4 NGO notification (Awarded and rejected) Once the winning project proposals are selected, the NGOs will be notified. They are also provided with information on financial management and reporting requirements. Local Grant Announcement page 4

5 CONTACTS For more detail information on project application procedure, as well as project guidelines, the country offices in your country should be contacted. Local Grant Announcement page 5

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