Monday, April 14, 2014
New - Facilitating identification of partners from Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway
In first part of May 2014, Romanian Social Development Fund (RSDF) intends to organize in Bucharest, a seminar for strengthening bilateral relations and facilitate the identification of project partners from donor States to develop and implement projects under the Coherent call for proposals.
Representatives of public and private entities (belonging to NGO field) from Romania who want to get in contact with entities from Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway in order to establish partnerships to submit project proposals under the Coherent call, are asked to download and complete the registration form available HERE and send it to FRDS until April 25, 2014, by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Project Promoters that have already identified partners from the donor States, can adress those organizations the invitation to sign up for participation in the seminar, an event where they can find out more about the specifics of the CoraI Programme and the calls of proposals.
The persons registered / selected will receive an official invitation, which will include information on the date and location where the event will take place.
If there will be more requests for participation than the number of available seats (about 50 seats), participants will be selected based on motivation invoked in the registration form. We mention that the participants in this seminar will be reimbursed both travel and accommodation costs (for one night and only if participants come from distances greater than 200 km).
Monday, March 17, 2014
Romanian Social Development Fund (RSDF) plans to hold in the second half of March 2014, a series of four regional information seminars addressed to the public entities and non-governmental organizations interested in submitting projects under the call for proposals 'Coherent'.
Meetings will take place in the following locations:
Cluj-Napoca: seminar addressed to the potential project promoters and their partners in the West, Northwest and Central Regions
Bucharest: seminar addressed to the potential project promoters and their partners in the South Muntenia, Bucharest-Ilfov and South-West Oltenia Regions
Iasi: seminar addressed to the potential project promoters and their partners in the North East Region
Braila: seminar addressed to the potential project promoters and their partners in the South East Region
Those interested to attend these informative seminars are asked to download and complete the registration form available HERE and send it to FRDS until 23.03.2014 , by e - mail to one of these addresses, as appropriate:
email@example.com - for people interested in attending the seminar in Bucharest
firstname.lastname@example.org - for people interested in attending the seminar organized in Cluj- Napoca
email@example.com - for people interested in participating in one of the seminars organized in Iasi or Braila
Based on the option set in the application form, interested persons will receive the official invitation, which will include information on the date and location where the event will take place.
We mention that, where there will be more requests for participation than the number of seats available (about 100 places / event), participants will be selected based on the order in which registration forms have been received. Also, we mention that travel costs will not be incurred by RSDF.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Romanian Social Development Fund (RSDF), as Operator of the Programme R010 "Children and youth at risk and local and regional initiatives to reduce national inequalities and promote social inclusion" (CORAI), held on Friday 28 February2014, a session of consultations with non-governmental organizations on the documentation of the call for proposals Coherent, call that will be launched in March 2014.
Consultation session was addressed to representatives of major NGOs operating in the sphere of human rights / child, anti-discrimination and protection of minorities and debated the specific documents of the call Coherent.
During the meeting, the RSDF representatives presented the specific and objectives of the Coherent call, themes that generated debate. Participants requested clarification that had covered the eligibility of project promoters and partners, the types of eligible activities and costs, ways for documentation of the beneficiaries belonging to ethnic Roma and modalities of evaluation and reporting within the Coherent call.
The meeting was attended by representatives of the Institute for Public Policy (IPP), of the Cultural Center of Roma "Amare Rromentza", of the Partnership for Equality Center (EPC), of the National Union of Organization of people affected by HIV / AIDS (UNOPA), of the National College of Social Workers in Romania (CNASR), of the Centre for Resource and Information for Social Professions (CRIPS) and of the "Împreuna" Agency for Community Development.
Call Coherent aims concrete initiatives to reduce inequalities and to improve national anti-discrimination measures, developed through cooperation of social actors at the local and regional level.
Bucharest, Romania, 05/03/2014
Romanian Social Development Fund (RSDF) organized on February 18, 2014, an Informative seminar addressed to Bucuresti-Ilfov and Sud Muntenia regions, action intended to increase awareness about funding lines launched in December 2013 by RO10 Programme "Children and youth at risk and local and regional initiatives to reduce national inequalities and promote social inclusion "(CORAI).
The event brought together in the "I.L. Caragiale" hall of the Ramada Majestic Bucharest hotel, over 100 representatives of central and local authorities and representatives of nongovernmental organizations from Bucuresti-Ilfov and Sud Muntenia regions.
During the meeting, RSDF has made a number of clarifications on the conditions for accessing the funds available through the three calls for proposals opened under CORAI Programme. At the request of participants, RSDF made clarification on the Local call mainly focused on the eligibility conditions of the project promoters, partners and Roma communities targeted by the project, the types of eligible activities and costs, the constitution of the initiative group and how to document beneficiaries belonging Roma ethnicity. On the Synergies for Future calls for proposals, clarifications were focused mainly on ways for justification of relevant experience of the project promoters and partners, the arrangements for payment for the project team members, the eligibility of expenditure and value added tax (VAT), the allocation procedure / reimbursement of funds for projects, the importance of partnerships with entities in Donor States etc.
CORAI Programme aims at improving the situation of children and young people at social risk (with a special focus on the Roma population), contributing in this way to reduce social and economic inequalities that separate these disadvantaged groups by the rest of society. The program has a total value of Euro 31,764,706 and is funded through the EEA Grants 2009-2014.
Under the Programme were launched three calls for proposals: the call for proposals named Local, addressed to children and youth at risk who live in communities with relevant numeric Roma population facing economic and social problems and Synergies for the future calls, one aimed at children, and other aimed at youth at risk, calls that are considering larger-scale projects developed at the municipal, county, regional or national level, aimed to solve systemic problems for a large number of beneficiaries, including Roma, that are living in a multicultural environment and are facing marginalization and sometimes discrimination.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013, will be held the launching conference of the programme "Children and youth at risk and regional and local initiatives to reduce national inequalities and promote social inclusion".
This conference is by invitation.