CONVERGENCE OBJECTIVE - OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME ERDF (EUROPEAN REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUND)
Grants in the framework of national sectoral or regionalised programmes to sustainable regional development in the least favoured regions of the Member States
|Updated||Amount ?Global budget||Duration||Budget line?Reference code of this programme on "Draft General Budget of the EU for the financial year 2014"||Legal basis?European legal reference for this grant to download|
|12 December 2012||Global budget: 283 billion euro||2007-2013||Plus de détails||Plus de détails|
This fund is a framework programme, organised in different strands (sub-programmes)
AbstractGrants in the framework of national sectoral or regionalised programmes to sustainable regional development in the least favoured regions of the Member States
Does my project meet the priority requirements of this fund?
The Convergence objective is financed by the ERDF, ESF and the Cohesion fund. It succeeds to Objective 1 of the 2000-2006 programming period and represents more than 80% of the amount of the structural funds 2007-2013.
This programme is aimed at supporting growth and job creation in Member States and regions whose development is lagging behind: regions whose per capita gross ... Plus de détails
What are the different steps ?Heads of projects should refer to national/regional authorities in charge of the programme management. ... Plus de détails
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How much can I expect ?Maximum 75% of ... Plus de détails
Areas concernedTown planning, Transport, Local development, Environment, New technologies, Tourism, Trade,
Who can apply?Local and Regional authorities, Corporations, Federations Unions, Administrations States, Agencies Chambers, SMEs, Non-profits organisations,
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External aid programmes are the third category of cooperation programmes financed by the European Union, along with intra- Community programmes and the Structural Funds. Foreign aid from the EU seeks to promote "democracy, the rule of law, the universality and indivisibility of human rights and f...
Grant agreement :
A European project is governed by a contract named grant agreement, most often signed by the project leader, who is also the coordinator and the grant beneficiary, and by either the European Commission, the Managing Authority for structural funds.
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