CEI Cooperation Fund
Call for Proposals 2023

Current time:May 29, 2024, 10:33 am
Submission deadline:October 13, 2023, 11:59 pm (CEST) Closed

We are glad to announce the opening of the Call for Proposals 2023 in the framework of the CEI Cooperation Fund, with funding made available by all CEI Member States.

Established in 2001, the CEI Cooperation Fund co-finances activities aimed at strengthening cooperation among the CEI Member States and implementing the strategic goals and main objectives set by the CEI Guidelines and Rules of Procedure and the CEI Plan of Action.

Date of publication: Tuesday, 8 August 2023

Deadline for application submission: Friday, 13 October 2023, 11:59 p.m. (midnight) CEST

The overall indicative budget of this Call for Proposals is 420,000 EUR (four hundred twenty thousand Euro). It is made available by the CEI Cooperation Fund which is financed by annual contributions of all CEI Member States. The budget is so subdivided:

  • Implementation of the Plan of Action: Up to 230,000 EUR (two hundred thirty thousand Euro) for proposals aimed at the implementation of the CEI Plan of Action. An additional amount of up to 90,000 EUR (ninety thousand Euro) will be made available for co-financing proposals – within the ones submitted under this segment – that meet, over the evaluation phases, with the requirements set for CEI Flagship Events (see Section 5.4. of the Call).
  • Addressing the consequences of the Russian aggression against Ukraine for the CEI region: Up to 100,000 EUR (one hundred thousand Euro) for proposals aimed at addressing the consequences of the Russian aggression against Ukraine for the CEI region.

Please note that applications can be submitted to one budget segment exclusively, not both.

Eligible applicants: public and private entities based and registered in CEI Member States (public/public equivalent bodies, private entities, NGOs/CSOs). International Organisations can also apply. Individuals cannot apply.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Under this Call for Proposals an applicant institution can apply only once.

Applicants need to carefully observe the criteria and obligations set by this Call before submitting their proposals.

Call documentation:

  • CEI Cooperation Fund Call for Proposals 2023
  • Annex 1Budget (template in Excel format)
  • Annex 2Applicant’s Signature (template in Word format)
  • Annex 3 – Official Proof of Registration ANNEX 3 DOES NOT APPLY TO PUBLIC ENTITIES
  • Annex 4 – Courtesy Translation of the Official Proof of Registration into English ANNEX 4 DOES NOT APPLY TO PUBLIC ENTITIES
  • Annex 5Participation Scheme (template in Word format)
  • Annex 6 – Proposed work-programme ANNEX 6 APPLIES TO PROPOSALS SUBMITTED WITHIN SECTION 2.2.

All Annexes need to be uploaded on the system as PDF files not exceeding the size of 2MB each.

A Pre-submission Checklist is available for downloading, allowing applicants to cross-check respect of the administrative requirements of this Call, prior to actual submission of their application. This document does not need to be annexed to the Application Package.


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