The 2013 call for proposals for prevention and preparedness projects in the field of civil protection covers TWO separate sections, each with specific objectives and budget:
Objectives of prevention projects:
Objective is to select prevention projects which support and complement the efforts of Participating States on prevention, focusing on areas where a common European approach is more appropriate.
Objectives of preparedness projects:
Objective of this call for preparedness section is to create better prerequisites for and improve preparedness, as well as enhance awareness of civil protection and/or marine pollution professionals and volunteers.
Support and complement the efforts of the Participating States for the protection of citizens, environment and property in the event of natural and man-made disasters, technical, radiological or environmental incidents and dealing with the consequences of acts of terrorism and facilitate reinforced cooperation between the Participating States in the field of preparedness in civil protection and/or marine pollution.
Exchange of information, experience, good practice and knowledge aiming at improving the performance of parties involved in civil protection (both private and public professionals and volunteers.)
For prevention projects applicants must act with at least two partner organisations from two different Member States.
For preparedness projects applicants must act with at least one partner organisation from one different Member State.
THE DEADLINE FOR THE SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS IS 12/04/2013.
Please note that page 9 of the guidelines (eligibility criteria), 6.1 (2) bullet point, a paragraph is added as follows:
If the successful applicant is an international organisation, the model Contribution Agreement with an international organisation or any other contract template, agreed between the international organisation concerned and the Contracting Authority, will be used instead of the standard grant agreement.
The criteria for applying for funding under this call, i.e. the Grant application guide for Projects on Prevention and Preparedness 2013 , administrative (A), technical (T) and financial (F) forms 2013 are available by clicking on the corresponding links.
Please click on the following links for more information on the grant agreement governing the action grants funded under the Civil Protection Financial Instrument: a model grant agreement including Special Provisions and Common provisions and mandate for the coordinator , Annex V (Guidelines for technical reports ) and Annex VI (Financial statement + Guidelines for completing the financial statement ). Guidelines for Partnership agreements between the Coordinator and Beneficiaries participating in the project .