The CRESC ALGARVE 2020 Operational Program has launched a call for tenders for 4th Generation Local Social Development Contracts (CLDS), with funding of € 5.9 million.
The present typology of operations aims to financially support the CLDS-4G, promoting the social inclusion of population groups that show higher levels of social fragility in a given territory.
For this purpose, the integrated action of different locally available agents and resources will be mobilized, constituting as “an instrument to combat social exclusion strongly marked by an intervention of proximity through local partnerships”.
The following actions are considered eligible: Employment, training and qualification; Family and parental intervention, preventive in child poverty; Promotion of active aging and support to the elderly population; and Emergency assistance and intervention for populations in territories affected by disasters and / or community empowerment and development.
By setting up an invitation to beneficiaries (non-profit private entities selected by the City Council or Local Social Action Councils, among others), applications must increase the social cohesion levels of the intervened municipalities, making the change in their social situation more dynamic. territorial; focus intervention on population groups that show more significant weaknesses in each territory, promoting change in the situation of people taking into account their vulnerability factors; Enhance the pooling of efforts between the public and private sector in the promotion and implementation of projects by mobilizing local actors from different backgrounds; and strengthen the link between the interventions to be developed and the different existing municipal planning tools.
To this end, the appropriations made available for these 36-month applications (which may be extended to 48 months) amount to EUR 5,9 million, of which 80% comes from the European Social Fund (ESF) and 20% from the Public Contribution. National.
Applications must be submitted by October 7, 2019. More information via this link.