Calls for proposals


The Italy – Tunisia Programme has launched its first call for proposals concerning standard projects on 26 October 2017. The overall indicative amount available for this call is €16, 000, 000 divided between the following 3 thematic objectives:

  1. Business and SME development
  2. Support to education, research, technological development and innovation
  3. Environmental protection, climate change mitigation and adaptation

In the framework of the notice, public and private organisations based on the territory of Sicily and Tunisia with the exceptions noted under notice n. 01/2017 can participate in the call as well as Italian governmental ministries and national organisations based in Rome acting in the national interest.

Projects can be pilot actions, cross border experiments, transfer of expertise or experience. Each project must have at least 2 partners (including the lead applicant), of which at least 1 must be from the eligible territory in Tunisia and 1 must be from the eligible territory in Italy. Projects cannot contain more than 3 partners from the same country.

The EU contribution to each project can be between a minimum of €800, 000 and a maximum of €1, 200, 000. The maximum duration of each project must not exceed 36 months.

The deadline for proposals is set for 15 January 2018 at 14:00 and must include a project summary in French.

The launch of the call is accompanied by a series of technical and information events in both Sicily and Tunisia which will take place in November and December 2017.

For more information (in French and Italian) and to apply please see the link to the proposal.



The Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme launched its first call for proposals concerning standard projects on 18 July 2017.  The overall indicative amount made available for this call is €84, 600, 000. Proposals should be received by 9 November 2017 only through the online application form available here.

Amongst the topics addressed by the call, which covers the 11 programme priorities, are the challenges linked to territorial economic growth through the development of small and medium-sized enterprises, the driving role of innovation and research, social inclusion and the fight against poverty, and finally the protection of environment and adaptation to climate change.

Project proposals shall be presented by partnerships composed of a minimum of 3 different eligible countries, including at least one EU Mediterranean Country and one Mediterranean Partner Country.

Questions regarding the call shall be submitted exclusively through the “FAQs” section of the website. It is highly recommended to consult this section regularly as it will be updated with answers having an interest for applicants and partners.

To view the application pack, please click here.

Link to proposal



The Karelia Programme launched their fourth and fifth calls for proposals on 2 March 2017 concerning the following themes:

  • Call for proposals 4: Growing cross border business cooperation, regular

The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is EUR 2 500 000. The deadline for concept notes is 11 May 2017. 

  •  Calls for proposals 5: Clean and comfortable region to live, regular

The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is EUR 3 500 000. The deadline for concept notes is 11 May 2017. 

Link to proposals

The Karelia Programme launched their first, second and third calls for proposals on 16 January 2017 concerning the following themes:

  • Calls for proposals 1: Growing cross border business cooperation, micro

The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is EUR 500 000. The deadline for proposals is 23 March 2017.

  • Calls for proposals 2: Clean and comfortable region to live, micro 

The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is EUR 500 000. The deadline for proposals is 23 March 2017.

  • Calls for proposals 3: Attractive cultural environment, regular 

The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is EUR 3 693 054. The deadline for proposals is 31 March 2017. 

Link to proposals 




The first Call for Proposals of the Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine European Neighbourhood Instrument Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020 has been launched on 15 February 2017 by the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office. This office acts as the Managing Authority (MA) of the programme and the Slovak Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Romanian Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine act as the National Authorities (NAs) in the programme.

The indicative allocation of the first Call for Proposals is 22 million EUR, available for four different priorities of the programme as follows:

  • Priority 6.1: Sustainable use of the environment in the cross border area – preservation of natural resources, actions to reduce GHG emission and pollution of rivers
  • Priority 7.1: Development of transport infrastructure to improve the mobility of persons and goods
  • Priority 7.2: Development of ICT infrastructure and information sharing
  • Priority 8.1: Support to joint activities for the prevention of natural and man-made disasters as well as joint action during emergency situations.

Link to proposal



The South-East Finland – Russia CBC 2014–2020 Programme Call for proposals is open and the first two deadlines to submit applications for the evaluation and decision-making are 15 March 2017 and 30 June 2017. In order to apply for funding, the application and its mandatory annexes should be submitted to the PROMAS system by 23:30 o’clock Finnish time at the latest for the selected round of a call. The financial envelope for the first two calls is €8, 000, 000 per round and all four priorities of the programme are available for applying.

Link to proposal



The 1st call for project proposals of the ENI CBC “Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme 2014-2020 is open starting on 31st of January 2017, 14.00 (GMT+2) with the deadline of the 31st of May 2017, 23:59 (GMT+2).

The 1st call for proposals is open for  project proposals contributing to all programme thematic objectives and priorities:

  1. Promote business and entrepreneurship within the Black Sea Basin

Priority 1.1 Jointly promote business and entrepreneurship in the tourism and cultural sectors

Priority 1.2 Increase cross-border trade opportunities and modernisation in the agricultural and connected sectors

  1. Promote coordination of environmental protection and joint reduction of marine litter in the Black Sea Basin

Priority 2.1 Improve joint environmental monitoring

Priority 2.2 Promote common awareness-raising and joint actions to reduce river and marine litter

The overall indicative amount of ENI funds for the two thematic objectives for the first call is 19,655,625.60 EUR.

Link to proposal



1st Call for Proposals is open from 23 January to 15 March 2017!

The call is open for all priorities and thematic objectives of the programme.  In order to get funding a good idea and partners from each side of the EU – Russian border are needed as well as co-financing. The programme offers funding to projects that contribute to achieving the programme’s priorities and objectives. Private and public organisations can apply for funding during calls for proposals. Every project should provide at least 10% own funding for the project implementation.

Link to proposal


The 1st Call for proposals of the Estonia-Russia Cross-Border Cooperation Programme (CBC) 2014-2020 is open from 17 January 2017. The deadline for submission of project applications (Project Summary Forms) is 3 April 2017 at 17:00 (Estonian time).

There are three thematic objectives (TO) supported by the programme under the 1st Call for Proposals:

  • TO1 Business and SME development
  • TO5 Support to local and regional good governance
  • TO6 Environmental protection, climate change mitigation and adaptation

The programme will finance activities within the projects which have a purely cross-border character and involve at least two beneficiaries of whom at least one from the Republic of Estonia and at least one from the Russian Federation.

Link to proposal 


The 1st call for project proposals of the European Neighbourhood Instrument Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus 2014-2020 was launched on the 21 September 2016 with the deadline of the 20 December 2016, 16:00 (GMT+2).

The 1st call for proposals is open for project proposals contributing to the following thematic objectives and priorities:

  1. Promotion of social inclusion and fight against poverty
  2. Support to local and regional good governance

Link to Proposal


The 1st Call for Proposals within the ENI CBC Programme Poland-Belarus-Ukraine 2014-2020 has been launched on 11th October 2016 during the conference closing the 2007-2013 edition of the  Programme and opening its 2014-2020 edition.

The Call is open for all Thematic Objectives of the Programme: Heritage, Accessibility, Security and Borders and all their priorities. The total allocation for this Call equals 80,17 M EUR and the grant value for a project must be within a range 100 000 – 2 500 000 EUR.

In this Call for Proposals the documents will be submitted in two steps: first, the lead beneficiaries will submit the Concept Notes with the general information on the project. Next, only selected lead beneficiaries will be invited to submit the Full Application Form providing detailed information on the project which will be further assessed.

The Concept Notes must be prepared only using the newest version of the application v.1.5 which can be downloaded here: CN Generator

Lead beneficiaries should download and install this application on their computers. After that it may be used offline. In order to submit the Concept Note within the Call, its form must be completed, saved, printed and signed. Both, paper version as well as the electronic files must be submitted to the Joint Technical Secretariat within the deadline set for this Call.

The deadline for submitting Concept Notes is 31st December 2016.

Link to Proposal