Routes4U announced Call for proposals addressed to legally constituted body in charge of a network certified “Cultural Route of the Council of Europe”. The grant system will fund projects designed to strengthen sustainable regional development in one or more of the four EU macro-regions through the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe.
The activities carried out in this framework will support local economies in an innovative and sustainable manner and contribute to the visibility of the four macro-regions. Projects shall be implemented by Cultural Routes certified by the Council of Europe in the Adriatic and Ionian, Alpine, Baltic Sea and Danube region.
Means of action:
- Use of an original product brand. Products will be produced by small and medium size enterprises, local producers, craftsmen, artists linked to the certified Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe in the Adriatic and Ionian, the Alpine, the Baltic Sea and the Danube region;
- Creation of sustainable and innovative touristic offers, focusing on specific needs of the local area, the cross border regions or the macro-region;
- Use of a Cultural Routes Card with discounts and advantages provided to the card holders within at least one of the 4 EU Macro-regions;
- Signposting of a certified Cultural Route in at least three countries of an EU macro-region.
More information about the call for proposals could be found here.