Launching of the call for bilateral initiatives – Monuments (1/2019)

Opening date: July 15th 2019

Closing date: September 13th 2019

The Project Management Unit within the Ministry of Culture and National Identity Romania, acting as Programme Operator for RO-CULTURE, announces the opening of the call for bilateral initiatives from the Fund for bilateral relations financed through the EEA Grants 2014 - 2021.

The Fund for bilateral relations is an integral part of the RO-CULTURE Programme.

IMPORTANT! The present call aims at supporting exchange activities and partner/potential partner meetings with the purpose of preparing projects on historical monuments that could be submitted under the Restoration and revitalization of monuments call for proposals open between June 5th 2019 - October 8th 2019.

Financial support

The total allocation for bilateral initiatives under the present call for bilateral initiatives is 45,000 Euro.

For a bilateral initiative financed under this call, the lump-sum can be awarded for maximum 2 people/ applicant. The amount per person is:

  • maximum 1,260 EUR for travels from Romania to Norway;
  • maximum 1,635 EUR for travels from Romania to Iceland;
  • maximum 1,025 EUR for travels from Romania to Liechtenstein;
  • maximum 1,280 EUR for travels from Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein to Romania.

IMPORTANT! An applicant can receive funding under the present call for bilateral initiatives only once.

Eligible activities

The present call for bilateral initiatives aims to support the search for partners for donor partnership projects prior to or during the preparation of a project application, the development of such partnerships and the preparation of an application for a donor partnership project, through the following eligible activities:

  • Activities to develop partnerships between Romanian and Donor States entities through meetings, working together, sharing knowledge/ interests/ experiences in order to elaborate specific ideas for future projects on historical monuments that could be submitted under the Restoration and revitalization of monuments call for proposals;
  • Activities to identify partners to develop partnership projects on historical monuments that could be submitted under the Restoration and revitalization of monuments call for proposals through participation at conferences, seminars, workshops that target cultural heritage.

IMPORTANT! The activities can be implemented only in Romania, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein.

Eligible applicants

Organizations/entities from Romania or the Donor States can directly apply for funding under this call. In order to be eligible under the present call, the applicant and the partner must fulfil the following conditions:

  • it is established as a legal person in Romania or in one of the Donor States;
  • it can activate in the field addressed by the bilateral initiative;
  • it falls into one of the following categories:
    • any public or private entity, commercial or non-commercial, as well as non-governmental organisations established as a legal person in one of the Donor States;
    • any public or private entity, commercial or non-commercial, as well as non-governmental organisations established as a legal person in Romania.

Deadline

Opening date – July 15th 2019
Closing date – September 13th 2019

Procedure for submission of applications

The Applicant Guidelines and annexes have been approved by Order of the Minister of Culture and National Identity no. 2691/2019 and are available as follows:

Contact

Ask for additional information by email: bilateral@ro-cultura.ro or telephone: + 40 21 222 84 79 (int. 107).
Contact person: Mrs. Cornelia PREDOIU.
Information that is relevant to the other potential applicants will also be published on the Programme website, FAQ section.