10 years of RCC Video

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. 1 Q: What happens if the application is received after the deadline for submission?
    A: No application will be accepted after the deadline for submission.
  2. 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. 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. 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 Registration Form.
  5. 5 Q: 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.
  6. 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 Applicants.
  7. 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. 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.
  9. 9 Q: How many applications could be submitted within one open call for proposals?
    A: Only one application could be submitted per applicant.
  10. 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. 11 Q: 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%.
  12. 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. 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:
    a) Section 1. INFORMATION ABOUT THE APPLICANT (including all subsections);
    b) Section 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;
    c) Section 3 DECLARATION BY THE APPLICANT (a separate form to be submitted at the Concept Note stage too).
  14. 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. 15 Q: Do you provide clarifications after the deadline?
    A: No clarification will be provided after the deadline for clarifications.