The Interreg VI-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2021–2027 has opened its First Call for Proposals on 28 November 2022. The call will be closed on 29 March 2023, at 17:00.
The applicants have to submit their project applications electronically via the Joint Electronic Management System (JEMS) at https://jems.latlit.eu
The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) will provide 80% co-financing to the projects. Each project partner has to ensure 20% own contribution to the project.
In the First Call for the Proposals the applications can be submitted under any of the priorities of the Programme.
|Programme priorities||Total allocation for projects, mln. EUR||Max. ERDF, EUR||Max. total budget, EUR|
|I. Capacity building and people-to-people coop.||4,674||250 000||312 500|
|II. Green, resilient and sustainable development|
|2.1 Promoting climate change adaptation and risk prevention and resilience taking into account eco-system based approaches||6,900||600 000||750 000|
|2.2 Enhancing protection and preservation of nature, biodiversity and green infrastructure, including in urban areas, and reducing all forms of pollution||6,600||600 000||750 000|
|III. Fair and inclusive society||5,000||500 000||625 000|
|IV. Economic potential of tourism and heritage||6,000||600 000||750 000|
Every project must benefit to the Programme area, which includes Kurzeme, Latgale and Zemgale regions in Latvia and Klaipėda, Telšiai, Šiauliai, Panevėžys and Utena counties in Lithuania.
Each project must have at least one Latvian and one Lithuanian project partner. The eligible project partners must be registered legal bodies that are national, regional or local public institutions, public equivalent bodies or non-governmental organisations (NGOs).
For more information on the call and the application documents please see “Call for Proposals” section on the Programme website.
The Joint Secretariat will organise information seminars for potential applicants in January–February 2023 in Latvia and Lithuania. Later, we will provide more information on the dates of the seminars and how to register for them on the Programme website.