Last modified: September 25, 2015

Which legal entities are eligible under this programme?

In order to be eligible for a grant, applicants and partners must represent one of the following legal entities:

  • national, regional or local public authority;
  • body governed by public law, other than legal entities defined under paragraph a, established for the specific purpose of meeting needs in the general interest (needs not having an industrial or commercial character) and which fulfils at least one of the following conditions:

i. be financed, for the most part, by the national, regional or local authorities, or other bodies governed by public law or

ii. be subject to management supervision by those bodies or

iii. have an administrative, managerial or supervisory board, more than half of whose members are appointed by the national, regional or local authorities, or by other bodies governed by public law;

  • association formed by one or several national, regional or local public authorities or one or several bodies governed by public law, as defined under paragraphs a-b or other non-profit organisation, other than legal entities defined under paragraph c;
  • public undertaking operating in the water, energy and transport services sectors, undertakings over which the legal entities defined under paragraphs a-c may exercise directly or indirectly a dominant influence by virtue of their ownership of it, their financial participation therein, or the rules which govern it.
  • International organisations

An indicative list with examples of potential applicants and partners is presented in section 2.1.1 Eligibility of applicants and partners of the Guidelines for Grant Applicants.


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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