Last modified: September 25, 2015

An external audit report should be submitted when the total grant sum exceeds EUR 500,000 or when the ENPI or IPA grant sum exceeds EUR 500,000? For example, if the ENPI grant is 400.000 Euro and the IPA grant is 200.000 Euro, since the sum is more than 500.000 Euro, an external audit is required from both the Applicant and also the IPA Financial Lead Beneficiary?

The purpose of requesting an external audit report is to be able to verify that the financial capacity of the entity in question is sufficient to implement the future grant contract.

Since there are two separate entities and two separate grant contracts, an external audit report is requested in the following cases:

1) from the ENPI future Beneficiary if the ENPI grant requested exceeds 500,000 EUR (excluding co-financing);

2) from the IPA future Financial Lead Beneficiary if the IPA grant requested exceeds 500,000 EUR (excluding co-financing).

Consequently, in this example (ENPI grant of 400,000 EUR and IPA grant of 200,000 EUR), it is not necessary to submit an audit report by either of the future beneficiaries.


Where to find potential project partners?
If you are looking for a project partner for your application, please consider the following tools: 1. Partner Search and Project Ideas Search tools hosted by the programme dedicated website. In order to upload a project idea on the programme website, we recommend you to create an account on www.blacksea-cbc.net and after that to go to Section „Project Ideas Search”
Project preparation workshops organized in all participating countries, in the framework of the 2nd call for proposals
The main focus of the project preparation workshops will be on:
● raising the awareness about the key elements of the Guidelines for Grant Applicants
● strengthening the knowledges about key aspects of project development
● clarifying project proposal financial requirements
● raising the awareness about key aspects of project activity and financial planning
● clarifying how to apply in the programme electronic system
The third Newsletter of Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020
The third Newsletter of Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 is ready to be read. From the material
Partner Forum in Yerevan
In view of the 2nd call for Proposals, the Managing Authority of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020, in collaboration with the Joint Technical Secretariat and National Authorities of participating countries, and with the support of TESIM project organized in Yerevan, Armenia, the second Partner Forum.
Project preparation workshops organized in all participating countries, in the framework of the 2nd call for proposals
The main focus of the project preparation workshops will be on:
● raising the awareness about the key elements of the Guidelines for Grant Applicants
● strengthening the knowledges about key aspects of project development
● clarifying project proposal financial requirements
● raising the awareness about key aspects of project activity and financial planning
● clarifying how to apply in the programme electronic system
Partner Forum in Chisinau
In view of the 2nd call for Proposals, the Managing Authority of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020, in collaboration with the Joint Technical Secretariat and national authorities of participating countries, and with the support of TESIM project organized in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, the first Partner Forum.
The second Call for Proposals of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 is open starting with 1 October 2018 with deadline 31 January 2019
  Herewith you can access the Applicants Pack for the 2nd Call for proposals of the   Joint Operational Progra


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