Podgorica, 17 October 2019 – The Public Call for the Business Support Entities in Montenegro for submission of the project proposals which will enhance the sustainability and competitiveness of small businesses, was launched today and will last until 30 November 2019 within the “Norway for You – Montenegro” project. Local Secretariates for Development of Businesses or Entrepreneurship, business centres and associations, clusters, science-research centres and all other entities which provide support to the development of business can submit their proposals and directly apply for the funds of the Kingdom of Norway in the total amount of 200,000 Euros.
This public call aims to help entrepreneurs, micro and small businesses, households, cooperatives and civil society organizations to expand into new markets, as well as to introduce new professional standards. The condition for submitting the application is that the proposed activities under this call will be predominantly implemented in the municipalities of: Andrijevica, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Cetinje, Danilovgrad, Gusinje, Kolašin, Mojkovac, Nikšić, Petnjica, Plav, Pljevlja, Rožaje, Šavnik, Ulcinj and Žabljak.
The call is divided into two lots - for projects implemented in the territory of a sigle municipality and projects to be implemented in two or more municipalities. The value of a grant for the first lot can range from 10,000 to 20,000 Euros, while grants for the second lot can range from 20,000 to 40,000 Euros. Project activities can take no longer than ten months.
All details and application forms are available on the “Norway for You – Montenegro” project website (www.norveskazavas.me), while all interested parites can get more information during the informative sessions, which will be held according to the following schedule:
28 October 2019 – Bijelo Polje (the exact time and venue will be announced)
30 October 2019 – Podgorica (the exact time and venue will be announced)
The details and application forms can be found on the following link:
The "Norway for you - Montenegro" project aims to contribute to the balanced socio-economic development of Montenegro, through increasing employment opportunities, supporting social cohesion and improving local infrastructure in less developed municipalities of Montenegro. The project is funded by the Kingdom of Norway with EUR 1.4 million, and field activities are carried out by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS).