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The European Union launches a call for proposals for social entrepreneurship projects from Ungheni and Cahul regions 

The European Union offers EUR 80,000 for four social entrepreneurship projects in the Cahul and Ungheni regions. The purpose of non-reimbursable assistance is to improve the local socio-economic environment by supporting initiatives that contribute to solving social issues, create new jobs and opportunities for social and professional integration of people from vulnerable groups. The grants will be awarded by the European Union through the EU4Moldova: Focal Regions programme, implemented by UNDP and UNICEF. 

The EU4Moldova: Focal Regions programme envisages to support civil society initiatives and organizations in promoting social entrepreneurship in the focal regions of Cahul and Ungheni, by supporting the implementation of innovative ideas and the creation of new jobs, which will contribute to the well-being of people and communities.

The four entities that will be selected from the districts of Cahul and Ungheni will benefit from financial assistance of up to 20,000 EUR per project, with an own contribution of at least 5% of the total value of the proposal. The funds will be allocated for the procurement of equipment, goods, works and services.

The conditions of the call for proposals and the guidelines with all the application process details may be found here and on the websites: and

The information and training session regarding the completion of the file for the Grants Program for social entrepreneurship in Cahul and Ungheni will take place on Thursday, October 20, at 2:00 p.m. the link for the e-meeting can be accessed here.

The deadline for application is 7 November 2022, at 17:00 (GMT+3:00).

The “EU4Moldova: Focal regions” Programme (2019-2024) supports intelligent, inclusive, and sustainable social-economic development in the regions of Cahul and Ungheni to ensure better standards of living to the citizens. The programme has a total budget of EUR 23 million, it is funded by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

For additional information, please contact: Lilia Surdu, Specialist in Business Development, “EU4Moldova: Focal regions” programme,