24/11/2022: Small Grants Scheme for the Development of Business Skills in Bulgaria
Read the call text in English: Small Grants Scheme for Soft Measures
Read the call text in Bulgarian: Small Grants Scheme for Soft Measures (Bulgarian translation)
NOTE!!! The mandatory attachments to the application form are listed in Annex 1 of the Call for project proposals. All other attachments in the application portal are not mandatory. However, the portal will not allow applicants to submit the application form if those are not uploaded. In such cases applicants should upload a blank sheet with a short text NOT APPLICABLE.
The deadline for receiving applications is now changed to Thursday, 24 November, 2022, 13:00 Bulgarian time.
A total of 1,350,000 euro.
Between 5,000 euro and 100,000 euro per project.
All projects must contribute to supporting enterprises to increase their business development capacity, preferably in close cooperation with partners from Norway.
Funding is available for projects which support sustainable business models, green innovation, circular economy and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
See the call text for all details on outcomes, eligibility criteria, funding, mandatory documents and essential reading.
Who can apply?
Eligible applicants are:
- SMEs, as defined in the EU Recommendation 2003/361 , established as legal persons in Bulgaria and registered under the Bulgarian Commercial Act and
- non-for-profit organisations established as legal persons in Bulgaria.
Who can be partner?
Any public or private entity, commercial or non-commercial and non-governmental organisations, established as a legal person in Bulgaria or in Norway.
The Business Development, Innovation and SMEs Growth Programme in Bulgaria
The call is supported by Norway through the Norway Grants. See more opportunities under the SMEs Growth Programme in Bulgaria.