Romanian Social Development Fund
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EEA & Norway Grants Local Development Programme • Call Inclusive education for children and youth
Call for proposals "Inclusive education for children and youth at risk"
May 28, 2019, the new deadline for submission of projects
! The Romanian Social Development Fund (RSDF) announces on Monday, March 25, 2019 the publication of Corrigendum no. 1 to the documents related to the call for proposals "Inclusive education for children and youth at risk". The RSDF extended the deadline for submission of projects within the call to 28.05.2019. The call papers have been reviewed in accordance with the Corrigendum and can be consulted by HERE.



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The Romanian Social Development Fund (RSDF), as a Programme Operator for the "Local Development, Poverty Reduction and Enhanced Roma Inclusion" Programme (Local Development), funded by the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021, launched on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, the call for project proposals "Inclusive education for children and youth at risk".


The call aims at increasing the social inclusion of children and youth in Romania and will finance projects that will help to ensure their access to quality, equitable and inclusive education, according to their individual needs. Funded projects will be implemented at regional or national level and will address children and youth at risk of school dropout / early school leaving and those with special educational needs (SEN). Eligible applicants are public entities and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).


The projects will include support measures to combat and prevent school dropout / early school leaving, such as identifying and monitoring children and youth in risk situations, educational support to stimulate school participation or reintegration (school mediation, vocational counselling and guidance, literacy activities, "school after school", "second chance" etc.), social services, material support etc. Also, in order to implement support measures for children and youth with SEN and / or disabilities, there will be supported activities to facilitate the identification and remediation of learning and psycho-behavioral difficulties; care, assistance and abilitation / rehabilitation activities, educational and education-related services, social and socialization services, carried out in mainstream education, in atypical contexts (at home, in hospitals etc.), in special education or in relation to them. Other activities will focus on the development of human resources in educational units and in the field of social services on topics related to inclusive education, the improvement of educational and social infrastructure, information campaigns etc.


Projects funded under this call will have a significant impact on the lives of service users, with at least 4,400 children or youth at risk of early school leaving and 440 children or youth with SEN receiving support services, 1,800 children or youth to improve their school attendance, 1,600 parents will receive support services, and 1,260 teachers will be trained to work with children and youth at risk of school dropout or with those with SEN.


The total amount of the call is € 8,581,978, coming from the Norway Grants 2014-2021 (85%) and public co-financing (15%). The minimum grant amount that may be requested for the implementation of a project is € 500,000 and the maximum is € 1,500,000. The deadline for submitting projects is April 4, 2019.


Important April 19, 2019, is the date until you can submit applications for bilateral  funds aimed at preparing and submitting a donor partnership project under the call for proposals "Inclusive education for children and youth at risk"


Inclusive education for children and youth at risk V2

Application guide V2 (RO)

Guide's annexes:

Annex 1 V2 (RO)

Annex 2 (RO)

Annex 3 V2 (RO)

Annex 4 V2 (RO)

Annex 5 V2 (RO)

Grant application V2 (RO)

Annex 1 V2 (RO)

Annex 2 (RO)

Annex 3 (RO)

Annex 4 (RO)

Annex 5 Partnership agreement

Annex 6 Letter of intent and statement of eligibility

Annex 7 (RO)

Annex 8 (RO)

Annex 9 V2 (RO)

Annex 10 Statement of the processing of personal data

Annex 11 (RO)

Annex 12 (RO)

Annex 13 (RO)

Annex 14 (RO)

Annex 15 V2 (RO)

Annex 16 (RO)

Annex 17 V2 (RO)