Grants for communication and information activities on matters within the remit of the State Secretariat for the EU

19.03.2020. As a consequence of the declaration of a state of alert for the management of the health crisis situation caused by COVID-19, terms are suspended and the deadlines for the processing of procedures by public sector entities are interrupted. The calculation of terms will be resumed at the moment that the Royal Decree loses its validity or, if applicable, the extensions thereof. The validity of the Royal Decree is 15 calendar days from its publication in the BOE.

The new closing date of the procedure at Headquarters will be from 24:00 on 25 March to 24:00 on 9 April 2020, unless the state of alarm is extended

This procedure makes it possible to apply for grants to finance activities related to the European Union, taking place during the year 2020, from the time when the grant is known until 30 September 2020, in the context of the Conference on the Future of Europe.

To apply for a grant, you must submit the forms and documents referred to in point 5 of the call for proposals.

Applications may be submitted electronically via the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation: www.sede.maec.gob.es

Beneficiaries:

Any natural or legal person, not belonging to the public sector, legally constituted, who, in any case, meets and is able to prove the following requirements:

  • No profit-making activity.
  • Compliance with tax and Social Security obligations, in accordance with the provisions of Article 22 of Royal Decree 887/2006 of 21 July.
  • To have sufficient means and capacity to carry out the activities and to guarantee compliance with the objectives set out in those activities.
  • Not be covered by any of the cases set out in Article 13(2) and (3) of Law 38/2003 of 17 November 2003 on the prohibition on obtaining public aid or subsidies.

Limit: The maximum amount of the grant requested may not exceed 15% of the total expenditure authorized to finance the call, set this year at 279,540.00

Contact: Finnova Foundation: jrequena@finnova.eu

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