Frequently Asked Questions
- 1 Q: What happens if the application is received after the deadline for submission?
A: No application will be accepted after the deadline for
- 2 Q:
Does the application have to be prepared in accordance with the Guidelines for Applicants?
A: All applications which are not prepared in accordance
with the Guidelines for Applicants will be rejected.
- 3 Q:
Which date and time is considered evidence for submission of the application?
A: The date and time considered evidence will be those of
email received by the RCC.
- 4 Q:
What type of document is considered evidence of eligibility of the applicant?
A: A copy of a valid certificate of registration is
considered evidence of eligibility of the applicant; do not submit the Tax
- 5 Q:
Does the certificate of registration of the entity have to be translated in
A: A copy of a valid certificate of registration of the
entity in eligible country can be provided in local language.
- 6 Q:
Which format has to be used in order to submit the application?
A: The application must be submitted using the format and
instructions provided in the Grant Application Form and Guidelines for
- 7 Q:
Where do we have to provide the amount of budget requested?
A: Budget amount should be provided in the Grant Application
Form, subheading 2.6.
- 8 Q: What is the budget threshold for this Call
A: The budget requested should be within the threshold
stated in Chapter 2 of the Guidelines for Applicants.
- 9 Q:
How many applications could be submitted within one open call for proposals?
A: Only one application could be submitted per applicant.
- 10 Q:
What is the maximum participation of the RCC in the total budget of the action?
A: RCC participation in the total budget of the action
cannot exceed 90%.
- 11 Q:
Which costs are considered eligible and which ratio between the costs must be
A: The budget includes administrative costs and those directly
related to the activities of the project the ratio of which is 20%:80%.
- 12 Q:
Which costs are considered administrative costs?
A: The administrative costs include staff costs and
travel costs for personnel and local office (it actually represents the first
three headings of the budget template).
- 13 Q:
Which section has to be completed in order to submit the Concept Note proposal?
A: Sections in the Application Form to be filled out
during the Concept Note stage are:
1. INFORMATION ABOUT THE APPLICANT (including all subsections);
2 INFORMATION ON THE ACTION FOR WHICH THE GRANT IS REQUESTED, including 2.1. –
A,B,C and D; 2.3.
LOGICAL FRAMEWORK; and 2.6. GRANT APPLIED FOR;
3 DECLARATION BY THE APPLICANT (a separate form to be submitted at the Concept
Note stage too).
- 14 Q:
Do you provide reasons for the rejection of application?
A: All applicants will receive a note with the reasons
for the rejection and score obtained during the evaluation process.
- 15 Q:
Do you provide clarifications after the deadline?
No clarification will be provided after the deadline for clarifications.