Are you a BSO, accelerator or incubator based in Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco or Tunisia? Do you have a project that aims to enhance entrepreneurship and employment generation in the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI)?
Apply now to the CREACT4MED call for incubation services and benefit from funding and support to help CCI entrepreneurs, particularly women and youth, build competitive businesses and relevant connections.
CREACT4MED offers direct financial support to BSOs/incubators/accelerators based in Egypt, Lebanon and Tunisia to implement new quality services to help Cultural and Creative entrepreneurs build competitive businesses and relevant connections through the early, high-risk stages of development.
The specific objectives of this call are:
- Developing an incubation program (minimum 6 months) for local CCI projects encompassing a variety of mentoring, matchmaking, access to finance and IPR management services
- Promoting and enhancing the outreach of the CREACT4MED calls for trainees and subgrantees (minimum 120 trainee applications)
- Ensuring the maximum outreach of CREACT4MED to CCI local actors and contributing to the creation of the local CCI Hub
The overall indicative budget for the project implemented under this call for sub-grants is 17.500 EUR. One (1) selected incubator per country (i.e. 4 incubators) will receive up to 15.750 EUR (90% of the overall budget) to implement initiatives targeting the abovementioned objectives. The sub-grant shall take the form of reimbursement of costs. The expected overall duration of the project is 12 months.
This call is currently open to BSOs/incubators/accelerators based in Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia with experience in entrepreneurship and the Cultural and Creative Industries. The following conditions must be met in order to be eligible for funding:
Be registered in the CREACT4MED Community Platform
Be located and officially registered in Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco or Tunisia and legally established at least 2 years before the application
Be a non-profit making organization or a business support organization (e.g. incubators, accelerators, service providers)
Have experience in supporting entrepreneurs, particularly in the Cultural and Creative Industries
Have sufficient technical, financial and managerial capacity to absorb and manage an EU grant
Please read the Guidelines for Applicants below carefully before applying to this call.
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Registration to the CREACT4MED Community Platform is mandatory in order to apply to this call. Please fill in the registration form before submitting your application.
The application process for this call for subgrants comprises the submission of 3 documents:
Application Form, including a Declaration on honour on exclusion criteria and selection criteria and a De minimis self-declaration
Templates for all three documents are available below.
Applications must be submitted in English. Interested candidates are invited to submit an application to firstname.lastname@example.org, using the provided templates and indicating clearly the reference of the call, the country and the name of the applicant entity on the message title.
All documents must be signed and stamped and sent in PDF format before 13 October 2021 at noon (CET).
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