Name of measure: Preparatory support
Legal basis: Article 62(1)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 508/2014 and Article 35(1)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013
Measure summary: The aim of the sub-measure 'Preparatory support' is to foster the formation of local partnerships, capacity building, training and networking with a view to preparing and implementing a community-led local development (hereinafter: CLLD) strategy.
Preparatory support costs may include training actions for local stakeholders, studies of the area concerned, costs related to the design of the CLLD strategy, including consultancy costs and costs for actions related to consultations of stakeholders, as well as administrative costs incurred during the preparation of the CLLD strategy.
Beneficiaries: Beneficiaries are local partnerships which have prepared a CLLD strategy.
Intensity of public aid: The public support for an approved CLLD strategy takes the form of a lump sum of EUR 20,000. The public support for a CLLD strategy which is not approved is paid on the basis of incurred and paid costs related to eligible actions. In such case, the support may not exceed EUR 10,000.