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Frontpage News 2012 South-Bohemian region fund

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Strengthening of social, educational and medical services in Hradec Kralove Region

  • Through a €1.2 million fund, the EEA and Norway Grants support the development of children and youth, renewal of the cultural heritage, and integration of disadvantaged children in the South-Bohemian region in the Czech Republic.

    Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are supporting the South-Bohemian region fund with €1 million, while the South-Bohemian Region provides the remaining 15% of the fund.

    The overall goal of the fund is to improve the sustainable development in the region by reducing economic and social disparities. Through one open call, grants were awarded to 29 projects in the region.

  • Country:

    Czech Republic


    Project title:

    Support to education, culture, historical heritage and children with specific problems in SBR

    Case number:

    CZ0043

    Priority sector:

    Human resource development

    Status:

    Concluded

    Type & project assistance:

    Programmes (group of projects)

    Project duration:

    36 months

    Project cost:

    € 1,197,350

    Grant rate:

    85%

    Grant agreement date:

    08 June 2007

    The purpose of the Programme is to support the development of children and youth, renew the cultural heritage, and integrate disadvantaged children into society in the South-Bohemian region, with the overall objective of improving of sustainable development in the region by reducing economic and social disparities. Reference is made to the application, dated 28 February 2006, and email correspondence with the Focal Point dated 18 July 2006, 7 December 2006, and 9 February 2007.



    The completed Programme shall include the following activities and results:

    - programme management;

    - sub-projects for conservation of the European cultural heritage (25 percent of total re-granted amount);

    - sub-projects for support for children with specific problems (25 percent of total re-granted amount); and

    - sub-projects for modernisation and equipment of nursery schools and children's homes (50 percent of total re-granted amount).



    The Intermediary is the South-Bohemian Region.



    The Intermediary shall provide at least 15 percent of the estimated eligible Programme cost.