EU delegation to Albania

This activity is implemented within the project “River Basin Management & Transparency”


Funded by the European Union in Albania,
under the IPA Civil Society Facility and Media Programme 2016- 2017 -
Support to Civil Society Organizations capacities”
EuropeAid/155863/DH/ACT/AL

Open Call for Proposals - Deadline: 16.10.2019, 17:00

Sub-granting Application Scheme

The "River Basin Management & Transparency" project aims:

  • to strengthen CSO's capacities in order to increase their influence in the working process and outcomes of RBM plans in all stages of their development and implementation;
  • to strengthen CSOs capacities for involvement in characterisation of the River Basin Districts in Albania in particular for data collection, information and experiences sharing, identification of conflicts and establishing common understanding as well as for active involvement in development of the Programme of Measures;
  • to support CSO's advocacy work for improving public participation, information exchange, consultation, decision-making, creation of awareness and promotion of environmental issues related to development, update and implementation of RBM plans, and
  • to raise public awareness related to the key environmental issues and problems that affect the aquatic environment and the promote new ways to address them.




How to apply:

Download the full Application Documents

Deadline for submission of project proposals: October 16, 2019 (17:00 Albanian time)

The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is EUR 90000.

Size of grants: Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the following minimum and maximum amount:

Minimum amount: 10,000 EUR
Maximum amount: 17,500 EUR
The anticipated breakdown of the sub-grants for this Call will be up to 9 projects financed.

The minimum/maximum duration of the action: 6 months
The actions MUST take place in Albania.

The applicant must submit/send the complete application form (Annex A –Application Form, Budget and Logical Framework) in a sealed envelope in one original and 2 copies in A4 size, each bound and signed.
Declaration by the Applicant must be stapled separately and enclosed in the envelope together with the supporting documents. The complete application form must also be supplied in electronic format (CDROM/USB) in a separate and single file (i.e. the application form must not be split into several different files). The electronic file must contain exactly the same application as the paper version enclosed.

Applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope by registered mail, private courier service or by hand delivery (a signed and dated certificate of receipt will be given to the deliverer) at the address below:

Postal address of ICID is: Street Rrapo Hekali, Beem Palace, apartment 9/2, Tirana, Albania

Tel: +355 69 741 3743
+355 69 975 2554

Info session in Tirana


Address: Zayed Business Center, Street Andon Zako Çajupi, Near Wilson Square
https://goo.gl/maps/z2E7NgXjFbxo9uEN9
Date: 20 September 2019
Time: 13.00



For full details, please Download the full application document.


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Q&As emerged from the Info Session

Can local authorities be the main target group in my project proposal?
The target group must be in line with the overall objective stated under point 1.2 within the Guidelines for application which is: to contribute toward strengthening of CSOs capacities for involvement in the process of development of River Basin Management plans in Albania as well as to contribute toward wider public support of RBM Plans.

How many times can someone apply as a co-applicant?
As stated within the Guidelines: The applicants may not submit more than one (1) application under this call for proposals. The applicants may not be awarded more than one (1) grant under this call for proposals. The applicant may not be a co-applicant in another application at the same time. A co-applicant may not submit more than one (1) application under this Call for Proposals.

How many copies of application documents should I submit?
As stated under point 2.2.2 within the Guidelines for application the applicant must submit/send the complete application form (Annex A –Application Form, Budget and Logical Framework) in a sealed envelope in one original and 2 copies in A4 size, each bound and signed. Declaration by the Applicant must be stapled separately and enclosed in the envelope together with the supporting documents. The complete application form must also be supplied in electronic format (CDROM/USB) in a separate and single file (i.e. the application form must not be split into several different files). The electronic file must contain exactly the same application as the paper version enclosed.

How applicants can ask questions when they have uncertainties and when?
As stated under point 2.2.4 within the Guidelines: Questions may in addition be sent by e-mail no later than 15 days before the deadline for the submission of applications to info@mkm.mk , indicating clearly the reference of the Call for Proposals

The supporting documents should be attached or separated documents from the application form?
As stated under point 2.2.2 within the Guidelines for application the applicant must submit/send the complete application form (Annex A –Application Form, Budget and Logical Framework) in a sealed envelope in one original and 2 copies in A4 size, each bound and signed. Declaration by the Applicant must be stapled separately and enclosed in the envelope together with the supporting documents.