Our organisation is not based in Latgale, Vidzeme or Pskov region. Can we apply for project funding?

The eligible areas of Latvia-Russia Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020 are Vidzeme, Latgale in Latvia and the Pskov region in Russia. However, Pieriga and Zemgale in Latvia, as well as the Leningrad region in Russia are adjoining areas of the Programme. So, applicants from these territories are also regarded eligible. Riga and St.Petersburg are considered as major economic centres of the Programme area.

We are a commercial company. Can we apply for project funding?  

Commercial organisations are not eligible for this Programme. Please, who can apply for the funding here.

Is it obligatory to have a project partner from a different country?

Yes, Latvia-Russia Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020 strive is to support cross-border cooperation. Hence, only those projects that can clearly demonstrate such character can receive Programme support. The Lead partner can come either from Latvia or from Russia but there should be at least one partner from the other country.

Can somebody help us to find a project partner?

Yes, we encourage you to use the Partner Search section on our web site.

Our project idea doesn’t fit in Latvia-Russia CBC Programme priorities. Can we still apply for project funding?

For your project to be eligible for the funding,   your project idea shall meet one of the six priorities set by the Programme.

Can I submit my questions/inquiries in my national language?

Yes, the JTS staff is here to help you. We speak both national languages (Latvian and Russian) and also the official language of the Programme – English. However, we would like to remind you that all official communication and documents (including official letters, inquiries, reports etc.) shall be only submitted in English.

What is the maximum duration of a project?

Maximum project duration is 24 months. The end date of the project is calculated by adding the number of months indicated in the FAF as project duration to the starting dare. The project duration cannot exceed 31 December 2021.