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EU Supported Rural Development Grant Competition is Announced in Khulo Municipality

EU Supported Rural Development Grant Competition is Announced in Khulo Municipality

In the frames of the EU funded project “Promotion Rural Development and Diversification in Khulo Municipality”, Caritas Czech Republic in Georgia (CCRG) and Khulo Local Action Group (LAG) announce first phase of the Rural Development Grant Programme in Khulo Municipality.
Main goal of the RD Grant Programme is to contribute to the improvement of the quality of life and socio-economic condition in Khulo Municipality, in accordance with the priorities and objectives of the Khulo Local Development Strategy (LDS) 2018-2022, elaborated by Khulo LAG. Six priority directions are defined by Khulo LDS:
  1. Rural tourism
  2. Agriculture
  3. Communal and Social Infrastructure
  4. Culture, health, education, sports, and youth
  5. Off-farm entrepreneurship
6.Environment and sustainable management of natural resources
The Rural Development (RD) grant competition is targeting entire administrative territory of Khulo Municipality. Grants will be awarded only to projects which reflect the priorities of Khulo LDS. Grants are available for public, community and business projects.
Maximum amount of grant in the frame of the RD Grant Competition for each project:
  • From EUR 2,000 to EUR 60,000 for commercial projects (equivalent in GEL);
  • From EUR 2,000 to EUR 20,000 for non-commercial public and municipality projects (equivalent in GEL);
  • From EUR 2,000 to EUR 20,000 for projects submitted by Civil Society Organizations (CSO) (equivalent in GEL);
Applicants wishing to participate in the competition, should submit filled Project Idea Form from 1st until August 31, 2018, 18:00 pm. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered
Applications can be submitted only electronically in two ways:
  • Project Idea Form can be filled in and send electronically to the following address: info.enpard.khulo@caritas.cz
  • Bring electronic version of the application (eg. USB or record on CD) to CCRG office in Khulo, located at TbelAbuseridzestr #2, Hotel Khulo, 3rd floor.
Please see grant manual, for detailed information on the grant competition requirements and procedures.  
Consultations about the grant component will be organized in each community of Khulo municipality.
Technical consultations about the project idea forms will also be provided at ENPARD Khulo project office before the closure of the Grant Programme.
For further details please contact at 551 13 55 25 or via email giorgi.abuladze@caritas.cz.
All information related to the grant competition including: guidelines for the grant competition, LDS, Project Idea Forms will be available at ENPARD Programme official web-page www.enpard.ge andat the official web-page of Khulo LAG www.khulolag.ge.
The Project is implemented by the Caritas Czech Republic in Georgia (CCRG) in partnership PMC RC and Croatian Rural Development Network (HMRR) with the financial support of European Union, under the European Neighborhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development in Georgia – ENPARD II.
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