Public call for applications for small local projects for 2023

Public call for applications for small local projects for 2023

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bosnia and Herzegovina announces the annual call for applications for small local projects in 2023. The deadline for submitting project proposals is September 30, 2022. until 12:00 p.m.

Small local projects are an integral part of the development cooperation of the Government of the Czech Republic in Bosnia and Herzegovina and are implemented by the grant program managed by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The conditions for submitting applications for small projects for 2023 are as follows:

The applicant must be a registered legal entity in Bosnia and Herzegovina, whose main activity is non-profit (eg non-governmental organizations, citizens’ associations, academic institutions working on local projects; organizations and agencies that focus their activities on local development). Applicants cannot be state bodies, political parties or movements.
The applicant can submit only one project proposal.
The topic of the project must be in accordance with the priority program of foreign development cooperation Rep. Czech Republic in Bosnia and Herzegovina for 2018-2023 (i.e. the Economic Growth sector with an emphasis on energy from renewable sources, the sustainable use of natural resources sector and the public administration sector).
The evaluation criteria is primarily the development benefit of the project for the local community (especially increased employment, social inclusion, education, etc.), sustainability, the amount of co-financing and economy. Grant amount: 200,000 CZK – 500,000 CZK (approx. 15,800 – 38,000 KM), the amount should be rounded, including VAT. The exchange rate that should be used when preparing the budget is BAM 1 = 12.7 CZK. Grants are paid in KM. The total amount of personal and travel expenses, possible insurance and the like must not exceed 25% of the total expenses.
The financial participation of the implementer in the project is a minimum of 30% of the total value of the project (financed activities should be clearly stated in the form in point 6. – Project activities, so that it is clear which part of the project the user will cover with his participation).
The implementation of project activities is from March 1 to October 31, 2023. (The project must be completed and paid for by October 31, 2023).
The deadline for submitting the project idea must be sent on the identification form by September 30, 2022 (delivered to the Embassy address or delivered to the post office). All requests sent after this date will be strictly rejected. Requests must be submitted in paper and electronic form and must have: Identification form completed in English or Czech, completed on a computer, certified and signed by an authorized person. If it is not a public institution, a copy of the certificate of legal registration of the applicant (legal entity) and a document confirming that the person who signed the form is authorized to represent, represent and sign contracts on behalf of the applicant (legal entity) must be submitted with the identification form.
The paper version is delivered to the address:

Development cooperation

Embassy of the Czech Republic

Franjevacka 13

71 000 Sarajevo

The electronic version is sent to:

For additional questions, contact the Development Cooperation Department of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bosnia and Herzegovina (tel. 033 587 052/033 587-056) or send an e-mail to