ROMACT Call for Proposals: Supporting Capacity Building and Transnational Cooperation Activities

Deadline: 29 April 2016

The Council of Europe and the European Commission are currently seeking proposals for the ROMACT programme, a joint initiative to promote the integration of Roma at local level.

This call concerns a new component of the ROMACT programme which aims at assisting local authorities in better integrating marginalised people, in particular non-nationals of Roma ethnicity. This component supports capacity building and transnational cooperation activities.

This call for proposals encompasses a range of options to allow applicants to devise an approach tailored to address their needs, within the scope of capacity-building and transnational cooperation.

Programme Structure

The capacity building and transnational cooperation component of ROMACT comprises three modules:

  • Intercultural training
  • Training of Intercultural Mediators
  • Support for working visits

Eligibility Criteria

  • This Call is open to local public authorities.
  • Not-for-profit entities can apply if acting under the mandate of the local public authority, in which case a signed letter of intent from the local authority delegating this entity must be included in the application.

Eligible Countries

Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Italy and Czech Republic.

Key Dates

  • 29 February 2016: Call for proposals published
  • 29 April 2016: Deadline for applications
  • May 2016: Evaluation of applications and negotiation of activities and budget with selected applicants
  • June 2016: Signature of grant agreements
  • June 2016 – May 2017: Implementation of activities (end in May 2017)
  • December 2016: Mid-term review / meeting of ROMACT partners
  • June 2017: Final evaluation

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit duly filled application form along with all necessary documents via email.

For more information, please visit ROMACT.