1 Q: What happens if the application is received after the deadline for submission? A: No application will be accepted after the deadline for
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.
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.
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
Does the certificate of registration of the entity have to be translated in
English? A: A copy of a valid certificate of registration of the
entity in eligible country can be provided in local language.
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
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
for Proposals? A: The budget requested should be within the threshold
stated in Chapter 2 of the Guidelines for Applicants.
How many applications could be submitted within one open call for proposals? A: Only one application could be submitted per applicant.
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%.
Which costs are considered eligible and which ratio between the costs must be
applied? A: The budget includes administrative costs and those directly
related to the activities of the project the ratio of which is 20%:80%.
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).
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).
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.
Do you provide clarifications after the deadline? A:
No clarification will be provided after the deadline for clarifications.