Small Projects Fund

The Small Projects Fund is a tool aimed at supporting projects with a small financial volume and local significance that have a cross-border impact. The Fund is part of the INTERREG V-A Austria – Czech Republic programme.

The Small Projects Fund in the Czech-Austria border area is implemented as a single joint project covering the entire programme territory and is steered by regional administrators. The Regional Development Agency of South Moravia is the administrator for the South Moravian Region.

 

Basic characteristics of projects supported by the Fund:

A

small-scale projects – minimum subsidy EUR 3,000, maximum EUR 20,000

B

non-investment projects only – institutions working together

C

there must be an Austrian partner from the project territory

D

at least three criteria of cross-border co-operation must be met:

  • joint preparation (mandatory criterion)
  • joint implementation (mandatory criterion)
  • joint funding (optional criterion)
  • joint staff (optional criterion)
E

project with cross-border impact

F

project duration not exceeding 15 months

Administrators of the Small Projects Fund Austria-Czech Republic:

Jihočeská Silva Nortica – leading partner of the whole Small Projects Fund and project administrator for the South Bohemian Region.

Regional Development Agency of South Moravia – Small Projects Fund administrator for the South Moravian Region.

Association of Vysočina Region Municipalities – Small Projects Fund administrator for the Vysočina Region.

Regionalmanagement Oberösterreich – Small Projects Fund administrator for the Austrian state of Upper Austria.

NÖ.Regional.GmbH – Small Projects Fund administrator for the Austrian state of Lower Austria.

For more details on the Small Projects Fund, please refer to the Guideline for Applicants (czech), visit workshops or arrange a consultation session for your planned project.

Small Projects Fund