Which are the 16 municipalities that are covered by the AKT – LS program?
The 16 municipalities which are covered by AKT – LS Program are: Gjilan/Gnjilane, Graçanicë/Gračanica, Istog/Istok, Klinë/Klina, Kllokot/Klokot, Leposaviq/Leposavić, Mitrovicë e Veriut/North Mitrovica, Novobërdë/Novo Brdo, Obiliq/Obilić, Partesh/Parteš, Pejë/Peć, Ranilluk/Ranilug, Shtërpcë/Štrpce, Vushtrri/Vučitrn, ZubinPotok/ZubinPotok and Zveçan/Zvečan.
What is the ceiling for grants for businesses?
The AKT – LS has published two Requests for Applications for businesses, the RFA-01 for grants up to $6,000 and RFA-02 for grants up to $25,000.
Under RFA-01 grants will be made to the following type of organizations:
Under RFA-02 grant will be made to the following types of organizations:
If my company/organization is registered in other than the 16 covered municipalities by the AKT – LS Program, may I apply for a grant if activities are going to be implemented in one or more of the covered municipalities?
Is cost sharing a requirement in order to be eligible for a grant from AKT-LS?
The AKT – LS Program encourages cost share from grantees especially from those applying for grants up to $25,000, for which projects we would like to see a cost share of minimum 15% of the total cost.
Are businesses owned by Albanian community members allowed to apply as long as they generate employment for the non-majority community members?
Yes, businesses owned by Albanian community members are eligible to apply for grants as long as they generate employment for the non-majority community members.