EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Regional Cooperation

The Financial Mechanism Office (“the FMO”) announces call no. 2017-2 seeking the submission of proposals for grants for transnational projects under the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Regional Cooperation (“the Fund”). Projects funded are intended to contribute towards the overall objectives of the EEA and Norway Grants.

Reducing economic and social disparities in the European Economic Area and Strengthening relations of the Donor States Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein with 15 Beneficiary States in Northern, Central and Southern Europe.

No later than 01.07.2018, applicants are invited to submit a project concept note briefly describing the project idea, project activities and outputs, the members of the project consortium and a tentative budget.

The concept notes will be reviewed by the fund operator and the FMO against the following criteria:

ADMINISTRATIVE criteria: The concept note is drawn up in English, and project costs are presented in EUR. The concept note is submitted before the deadline in the prescribed format;
ELIGIBILITY criteria: The applicants are eligible entities and their proposed consortium set-up is in line with the requirements of the call; the budget proposal is within the parameters set for the call;
SELECTION criteria, see table below: The concept note needs to take into consideration the following Donor standards;


Selection criteria

  • The concept note demonstrates a strong understanding of the thematic issues to be addressed
  • The concept note outlines a clear, innovative and sound strategy to meet the objectives of the call
  • The concept note clearly outlines the added benefits of a multinational project consortium
  • Composition of the consortium (number of countries/beneficiary partners involved, inclusion of third countries, involvement of expertise partners is considered favourable)
  • Involvement of expertise partners from the Donor States
  • Sustainability, donor visibility, relevance and impact
  • The concept note demonstrates a clear logical line from project idea to quality results


Shortlisted applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal before a final deadline. All required application modalities will be provided to the shortlisted applicants at this stage, including the administrative, eligibility, exclusion, as well as selection criteria – comprising budget assessment – for the awarding of project proposals.


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Organização: EEA and Norway Grants
De 01.03.2018 a 01.07.2018