The projects under this call must correspond to the following mandatory requirements:
a. The activities provided for in the project proposals can be implemented on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria and in the case of a partnership – on the territory of the partner(s) from the Donor States.
b. Project proposals must include the realization of at least one event related to the culture and arts of ethnic and cultural minorities.
c. Project proposals must include at least one educational event with an emphasis on the culture of minorities (Roma).
d. .Each project proposal must include an activity for the formation of a project management team, and each Project Promoter is directly responsible for the management of the project and for achieving quality implementation of the proposed activities (for more information see item 9, letter “d” of the Application Guidelines).
e. .Any project proposal that foresees hiring experts, external to these directly responsible for the management of the project, but participating in the implementation/realization of the planned events/ initiatives as curators, painters, art-managers, animators, set designers, directors and others similar, should clearly describe their role in the implementation of the activities including argumentation on their number within the project. It should also set minimum requirements for experience and education. This information should be provided in in Section 11 "Additional information necessary to assess the project proposal" of the Application Form.
f. Each project proposals must include an activity for publicity and information on the aims and the activities of the project as well as on the underlining of the financial contribution of the EEA Grants. The activity shall correspond to the criteria described in the Communication and Design Manual and to the Regulation on the Implementation of the EEA FM 2014-2021.
g. Each project proposal must include a risk analysis and it should be detailed by the applicant in the Application Form, Section 11 “Additional information necessary to assess the project proposal” (see more information in item 9, letter “g” of the Application Guidelines).
- This Call allows the approved projects to generate revenue.
- Applicants under this Call do not have the right to submit project proposals under the current Call if the proposals include products and events in the field of culture and art, which have been already created/achieved or such which are in the process of implementation or such for which funding has been provided under another project, Programme or any other funding scheme based on the national budget, the budget of the EU or on other donor Programme.
- Ineligible for funding under this Call are activities which have started before the date of signing of the project contract.
- In order to reach the widest possible pool of stakeholders and maximize the potential for audience development, the current call does not make a difference between amateur and professional art. All project proposals must provide an equal access for participation for both amateurs and professionals.