LOT “Local Festival” supports priorities:
- support for local festivals that strengthen the role of culture in community life and promote regional cultural traditions and cultural heritage;
- support of competitive local festivals that promote the development of cultural and cognitive tourism and increase the tourist attractiveness of the region;
- building partnerships between representatives of the cultural / tourism sectors and local governments in order to promote the cultural diversity of the region.
Total budget for the LOT is UAH 20 mln
Minimum grant amount (that cannot be decreased): UAH 50.000
Maximum grant amount (that cannot be increased): UAH 1 mln
The only sector supported under the LOT: cultural and creative industries.
* Please note that the LOT budget may change both in the direction of increase and in the direction of decrease, after the Verkhovna Rada approves the Law "On the State Budget of Ukraine for 2021".
Applicant for the LOT can be local self-government body registered on the territory of Ukraine (except for registration in the capital and regional centers), without restrictions on the term of registration; a legal entity of all forms of ownership or a natural person-entrepreneur registered on the territory of Ukraine (except for registration in the capital and regional centers) in accordance with current legislation not less than one year on the date of the competition and has relevant experience in culture and / or development of cultural and cognitive tourism.
Project application deadline: 02.12.2020 – 01.02.2021 ( 18.00 Kyiv time, GMT+2)
Project selection procedure: 01.02.2020 – 30.04.2021
Project realization including final reporting: starting from the date of Grant agreement signing (but not earlier than 30.04.2021) and until 30.10.2021