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“Never say it can’t be done, better start with let’s see”

Nicolae Iorga


Launching date: February 5, 2019

The small grant scheme Access to financing aims to increase the capacity of local authorities to obtain funding for the implementation of the measures provided for in local development strategies and plans, aiming at local development and reducing poverty in poor, isolated, marginalized communities.

In this context, through the small grant scheme, the RSDF will finance the elaboration of technical documentation for the realization of:

  • community investments, consisting of the construction / extension / rehabilitation / modernization of the social infrastructure (projects targeting the infrastructure for social services, for education, health, employment)
  • infrastructure for water supply (projects aimed at ensuring the water supply of units providing social services)
  • sewage infrastructure (projects aiming at the disposal of waste water for the units that provide social services), roads, bridges and bridges (projects targeting county roads, local roads, bridges and bridges that facilitate access to social services for disadvantaged groups)
  • housing development (social housing).

Eligible project promoters are local public administration authorities, respectively: municipalities, cities (including municipalities), counties in the territory of which there are rural or small-urban marginalized communities (with up to 20,000 inhabitants), inhabited by people at risk of poverty or social exclusion, who will benefit from the investments to be made through the subsequent financing that will be obtained by the beneficiaries of the grant scheme.

In total, the amount allocated to this grant scheme is € 1,000,000 and comes from EEA Grants 2014 – 2021 (85%) and public co-financing (15%).

The minimum amount of the grant that can be applied for is 5,000 euros and the maximum one is 40,000 euros.

The deadline for submitting projects is April 24, 2019.


Regional informative seminars 


In order to present the call for proposals SGS Acces to financing, the PO organized 3 regional information seminars in Iași (20.02.2019), Craiova (21.02.2019) and Cluj-Napoca (27.02.2019), with the participation of 88 participants.


List of projects admitted after administrative evaluation


Wednesday, July 3, 2019, the RSDF published the list of projects that were declared admitted following the administrative evaluation (formal and eligibility). Download


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List of submitted projects


On Monday, May 13, 2019, the RSDF published the list of projects submitted under the small grant scheme, the deadline for submission being April 24, 2019. Download