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The Glob@l Libraries - Bulgaria Program Announces Grants Scheme for Funding of Innovative Projects (GSFIP)

The Glob@l Libraries - Bulgaria Program Announces
Grants Scheme for Funding of Innovative Projects (GSFIP)

 

The primary objective of the GSFIP is to support the development and provision of innovative with regard to the local community e-services by the public libraries and their partners.An “e-service” is a service that is new for the community, based on ICT and catering to needs at the local level in various thematic areas.

The overall planned GSFIP budget totals BGN 450,000.

The GSFIP is open for applications
from all Glob@l Libraries – Bulgaria Program target libraries.

 
The applying target library acts as lead organization for the project.

In order to ensure sustainability of the GSFIP results, it is mandatory to form a partnership for the project formulation, application and project implementation.

Projects to be funded fall in two categories:

- Small Projects: BGN 500 – 5,000
- Big Projects: BGN 5,001 – 15,000
 
Links to Application Guidelines and Evaluation Criteria Point Scores Scale

The GSFIP project proposals (applications) are accepted by 17.30 on 5 April 2013. Application documents (in Bulgarian):

Form 1A                    Project Proposal for the “Small Projects” Category
Form 1B                    Project Proposal for the “Big Projects” Category
Form 2                      Budget and Financial Report
Form 3                      Partnership / Coalition Declaration
 
Information activities regarding the GSFIP:

Six webinars for the target libraries and their partners to explain and promote the GSFIP mechanism - in the period 25 February – 11 March 2013
The webinars shall be organized and conducted by the Program Management Unit (PMU). The schedule of the webinars shall be published on the Glob@l Libraries - Bulgaria Program portal.
 
Asking GSFIP related questions:
via e-mail at the following e-mail address: gsfip@glbulgaria.net - from 19 February 2013 to 17:30 on 1 April 2013.
 
All asked questions and their respective answers will be published by the PMU within three business days from the date of receiving each question on the Glob@l Libraries – Bulgaria Program portal: http://glbulgaria.bg/en/faq.

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