The new call for proposals funding information measures on CAP was published. The proposal for information measures shall illustrate how the CAP contributes towards the delivery of the Commission’s political priorities. The deadline for submission of proposals is 15 December 2017.
The objective is to raise public awareness on the relevance of EU support to agriculture and rural development through the CAP and to engage with stakeholders (mainly farmers and other parties active in rural areas) in order to further communicate about the CAP. This can be done through TV features on agriculture and innovation, farm visits, information campaigns, audiovisual and media activities, apps for smartphones and tablets to facilitate the access to information about CAP, etc.
The total budget earmarked for grants is € 4 000 000. The maximum grant amount (including the flat-rate for indirect costs) will be € 500 000. Funding shall take the form of a mixed financing composed of a reimbursement of 60 % of the eligible costs actually incurred and a flat-rate contribution of 7 % of the eligible direct costs to cover the indirect costs, representing the beneficiary’s general administrative costs which can be regarded as chargeable to the information measure.
Any person or legal entity such as associations or national authorities can participate in the call for proposal.
As a reminder, Euromontana has recently launched a project brokerage platform which you can access here. SUACI Montagn’Alpes (France) is looking for farmers organizations and LAGs to respond to the CAP information campaign focusing on mountains.
For more information and to download the application forms, visit the Commission’s webpage: https://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/grants-for-information-measures15 November 2017