Evaluation Criteria

 

The following criteria will be used in order to assess the applications, with the set of eliminatory criteria and evaluation criteria with the total maximum score of 50 points:

Eliminatory criteria                                                                                                       YES/NO

The correct Application Form has been used.

 

All sheets of the Application Form have been completed.

 

The Partnership Agreement has been enclosed to the Application, filled in and signed.

 

The Applicant is fulfilling the eligibility criteria set out in the Section 4.1.1 of the Guidelines for Applicants.

 

The eligibility criteria on partners and beneficiaries set out in the Section 4.1.2 of the Guidelines for Applicants are fulfilled.

 

The location of the Action is as specified in the Section 4.2.2 of the Guidelines for Applicants.

 

The requested funding is less or equal to 6.000 Euro.

 

The own contribution is ensured by applicant and partners.

 

 

Evaluation criteria *                                                                                             max. 50 points

           Relevance

max. 15 points

Does the action address any of priority topics identified for the current Call?

Does the action contribute to the achievement of priorities as identified in the strategic documents at the level of the region (i.e. of South-East Europe) and at national level?

Does the action contribute to the achievement of local priorities as identified in the strategic documents?

Does the action introduces innovation, i.e. concepts that are innovative for public administration in the country?

Does the action contain other added-value elements (such as best practice, minorities, environment)?

            Effectiveness

max. 12 points

Are estimated results contributing clearly to the achievement of action objectives?

Are activities contributing clearly to the achievement of identified objectives and results?

Are the activities clear and feasible?

Is the action taking into account synergies with other actions in the beneficiary country?

Does the Applicant have similar professional experience?

          Efficiency

max. 8 points

Are all activities appropriately reflected in the budget?

Is the ratio between expected costs and estimated results satisfactory?

Is appropriate own contribution ensured to cover all necessary costs of the action, that are not covered by the grant?

Is it likely that the action has multiplier effects?

          Sustainability

max. 15 points

Is the ownership of the partner institutions clear and sustainable?

Are the results likely to be sustainable (financially, institutionally, at policy level, environmentally (if applicable))?

 

Additionally to the eliminatory criteria, the applications that don’t reach the following minimum of points shall be rejected:

-       Necessary total minimum of points is 30.

-       Necessary minimum for the section Relevance is 8 points.

-       Necessary minimum for the section Effectiveness is 6 points.

-       Necessary minimum for the section Efficiency is 4 points.

-       Necessary minimum for the section Sustainability is 8 points.

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