Announcing the second and third call for applications

The Central Baltic Programme 2021-2027 is announcing the second and third call for applications. The details of each call are outlined below.

The second call is open for regular and small projects

As of 24 November 2022, the Programme opens the second call for applications for both regular and small projects in all Programme Objectives.

Submission of project applications must be done in Jems between 20 February 2023 and 10 March 2023 at 12:00 (EET).

SECOND CALL
SUBMISSION IN JEMS:

Jems opens: 20.2.2023
Jems closes: 10.3.2023

The deadline is at 12:00 Eastern European Time (12:00 in Finland (including Åland), Estonia, Latvia and 11:00 in Sweden.

The opening and closing dates are the same across small and regular project applications.

Second step for regular projects

Applications for regular projects selected for the second step application phase must be submitted in Jems between 25 September 2023 and 16 October 2023 (at 12:00 EET). Decisions on the second step will be taken by the Monitoring Committee early in February 2024.

The third call will be dedicated to small projects

The third call will be open for small projects. In order to facilitate the submission of small projects, the Programme is pre-announcing the third call submission dates well ahead.

Submission of project applications must be done in Jems between 25 September 2023 and 16 October 2023 at 12:00 (EET).

THIRD CALL – SMALL PROJECTS
SUBMISSION IN JEMS:

Jems opens: 25.9.2023
Jems closes: 16.10.2023

The deadline is at 12:00 Eastern European Time (12:00 in Finland (including Åland), Estonia, Latvia and 11:00 in Sweden.

The Programme specifically encourages developing a small project proposal for two Programme Objectives as their expected results are likely to be achieved with the approach of small projects:

Note that the timing will be linked to the submission of regular projects’ second step application phase.

Monitoring Committee decisions will be made in early February 2024 along with the final approval of the regular projects in the second step.

Call to action: start developing your idea now!

Do not miss the Project Applicant Seminars!

If you are planning to apply for funding for your cross-border project idea, register for the applicant seminars in Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga, and Stockholm, each taking place in December:
Register for the Project Applicant Seminars

Project Applicant Seminars
Project Applicant Seminars

Consult your project idea with the Programme!

Applicants are strongly advised to consult their project ideas in the development phase with the Joint Secretariat. Read more!

Project ideas being at an early stage of development are recommended to be consulted with their respective National Contact Points for general advice and information.


Read the updated documents

To find out which joint cross-border challenges are targeted, what types of project activities are funded, and what concrete results are expected from the funded projects, read the Programme Manual carefully and observe the specific rules for the type of project you wish to apply for (regular project or small project).

We have freshly published version 3.0 of the Programme Manual, as well as the Guide for Applying for a Project.

Useful tip!

Find out what the Monitoring Committee expects from projects and read our recommendations for applicants:
How to get your project approved in the next calls for funding?