Call for Project Support Facility

28.02.2017 |

The Council of the Baltic Sea States is a politically focused group with the eleven states of the Baltic Sea Region and the European Commission as its members. Their primary purpose is cooperation around governmental activities across the region.

In 2012, the CBSS Project Support Facility (CBSS PSF) was developed at the 9th Baltic Sea States Summit in Stralsund, Germany.  The facility has a budget of €1 million for 3 years and will co-finance the development and implementation of projects in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) that will contribute to the CBSS goals and priorities. Projects should add value and foster partnerships sustainably and cooperatively.

In the first round of funding (2013 – 2015) a total of 23 projects were funded and the success of the CBSS PSF meant that a subsequent round was approved for the 2017 – 2019 period, with one call for applications per year. The call for 2017 applications is now open and all applications must be received by 15th April 2017!

Each round of funding focuses on a specific area of priority for the CBSS and the 2017 priority is ‘Sustainable development for a prosperous Baltic Sea Region'. Approved projects can receive a maximum of €65,000. Projects should take a transnational approach, reflecting the diversity of the region and projected outcomes should be clearly evident as being sustainable in the longer term.  

For more information please see here for the overview of the CBSS PSF 2013-2015 and 2016 funded projects. Application forms can be downloaded here and once completed, submitted along with the necessary supporting documents to psf(a)cbss.org and Jekaterina.Popova(a)cbss.org.

The CBSS Project Support Facility is accepting applications until April 15th. You can read more about the call for project applications on the CBSS website.  

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