As of 14 March, a total of 118 million EEK had been applied for in the first call for proposals in the “fund of wise decisions” and the organisation development and internship programme. The projects will be funded from the European Union Structural Funds.
Within the framework of the “fund of wise decisions,” 71 preliminary applications were submitted by local government unit associations, representative organisations of non-governmental organisations, associations of undertakings, trade unions and ministries and other governmental institutions, and support was applied for in the amount of 91.3 million EEK. The projects help to enhance the capability of shaping and implementing state policies, and increase general cooperative capacity. Support was also applied for shaping policies for conducting required field studies and analyses.
Within the framework of the organisational development and internship programme submeasure, ministries and other governmental institutions, as well as local government units and associations thereof were eligible for support. Applications were submitted for projects aimed at enhancing the management and cooperative capacity of state institutions and local government units, and involved partners. All together, 77 applications were submitted. 54 applications were submitted to the submeasure for the development of organisations, and support in the amount of 23.4 million EEK was applied for. 23 applications were submitted to the internship programme submeasure, and 3.1 million EEK was applied for.
In April, the projects that will be supported will be identified after a conformity check and evaluation of applications.
More information on the application process can be found on the web page
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :
Head of Structural Fund Unit at the Department of Public Service of the State Chancellery
Urmo Merila 693 5467