In order to provide a targeted response to the global outbreak caused by COVID-19, the Central European Initiative (CEI) launched the COVID-19 Extraordinary Call for Proposals 2020. The call aims at addressing quickly the specific needs of communities in CEI Member States. CEI Cooperation Fund and by Italy through the Know-how Exchange Programme under the CEI Fund at the EBRD – will be allocated for granting proposals in three areas of intervention: healthcare and telemedicine (MED); education and e-learning/distance learning (EDU); support to Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs). All public and private entities, NGOs based and registered in a CEI Member State as well as international/regional organisations can apply for a CEI grant up to 100% of the value of their project, and up to a maximum amount of 40.000,00 EUR. The total budget is 600.000 EUR. Read more here.