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IVF Grants

Small Grants

The environment is among the priorities of V4 cooperation.(Source: Courtesy of Villa Decius Association)

Small Grants

- to support projects in the fields of cultural cooperation, scientific exchange and research, education, exchanges between young people, cross-border cooperation and promotion of tourism

- maximum contribution: €5,000, which cannot exceed 50% of the total project costs including the in-kind contribution of the applicant or in-kind contributions of other participants. The maximum time for a proposed budget is six months

Annual budget: €512,000

Deadlines: First day of March, June, September and December

Standard Grants

- the field of activities is identical to that of the Small Grant programme

- the amount of funding provided to projects through the Standard Grant scheme, however, is higher than €5,000 (minimum of €5,001) and the time frame for implementation of the projects is 12 months

- the financial contribution of the fund cannot exceed 50% of the total project costs including the in-kind contribution of the applicant or in-kind contributions by other participants

Annual budget: €2,200,000

Deadlines: 15th day of March and September

Visegrad Strategic Programme

- to support long-term projects of a strategic nature that link institutions of all four Visegrad Group countries

- projects must adhere to at least one of the priorities defined by the Conference of Ministers for the given year, which follow the foreign policy priorities of the Presidency of the Visegrad Group

- 2010 priorities: V4 Response to the Decade of Roma Inclusion, Building a Green Visegrad, Sharing V4 Know-How with Neighbouring Regions, V4 Promotion

- maximum time frame for the implementation of the grants is three years

- the financial contribution of the Fund cannot exceed 50% of the total project costs, including the in-kind contribution of the applicant, or in-kind contributions ny other participants

Annual budget: €300,000

Deadline: February 15 (for 2010)

Visegrad University Studies Grant (VUSG)

- to promote and support the development of outstanding university courses or study programmes that deal with specific phenomena explicitly related to the Visegrad Group countries

- a lump-sum, one-instalment grant awarded to selected university departments, schools or faculties that can document a prepared syllabus/curriculum for such a course/programme and confirm its planned long-term enrollment in a given curriculum

Annual budget: €100,000

Next deadline: November 10

Source: www.visegradfund.org

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