Small Grant Scheme

A small grant scheme shall be established under the Programme focusing on small scale initiatives aiming at increasing cooperation among Romanian institutions in the field of culture, and between Romanian and Donor States institutions, practitioners in the field of cultural heritage, but also supporting small scale restoration activities.

Eligible applicants

  • Public entities: public authorities, cultural institutions, and state archives;
  • Non-governmental organisations active in the field of cultural heritage or ethnic minorities, legal owners/holders of heritage monuments, items and collections;
  • Legally recognised religious organisations in Romania;
  • Higher education and research institutions;
  • Other non-commercial entities.

Total amount reserved

The total amount of Programme financing available within the small grant scheme is 1,176,471 Euro, out of which 500,000 Euro is reserved for achieving outcome „Cultural heritage restored, renovated and protected” and 676,470 Euro is reserved for outcome „Local communities further developed and economically sustainable livelihoods established through the revitalisation of cultural and natural heritage”.

Minimum and maximum grant amount at project level

The minimum amount of grant assistance applied is 25,000 Euro and the maximum amount is 85,000 Euro.

Project grant rate

Grants from the programme will not exceed 90% of total eligible costs, except in the case of projects implemented by public entities, where grants from the programme may be up to 100% of total eligible project costs.

Duration of the project

The implementation of projects will end on April 30, 2017.