The grant giving policy

 

The grant giving policy – The Program “Electrica shows Romania in a different light”

Summary:

  1. What is “Electrica shows Romania in a different light”?
  2. Who is entitled to submit funding requests within the contest “Electrica shows Romania in a different light”?
  3. Which projects can be financed through the program “Electrica shows Romania in a different light”?
  4. What is the registration procedure?
  5. What is the amount that can be requested for one project?
  6. What is the project implementation time frame?
  7. What is the contest winner selection process?
  8. What are the eligibility criteria?
  9. Which projects CANNOT be financed through the program “Electrica shows Romania in a different light”?
  10. What are the tiebreaker criteria for the proposals?
  11. Eligible/Non-eligible expenses within the program “Electrica shows Romania in a different light”
  12. Contracting the winning projects
  13. Payments to the winners
  14. Reporting to financer
  15. What should I do in case I have further questions?
  1. What is “Electrica shows Romania in a different light”?

“Electrica shows Romania in a different light” is a programme whereby the company Electrica encourages Romanians’ initiatives to support their communities in order to develop. The programme is conducted as a national project contest.

The programme “Electrica shows Romania in a different light” is intended to finance sustainable initiatives in the following areas of activity: education (for children and young adults, through education programmes); social and health services (for improving the standard of living and health as well as for helping persons with various disabilities); environment (supports and conducts environmental protection and responsibility activities/projects); culture (carries out activities, develops projects and events with famous cultural organizations and NGOs) and sports (projects encouraging exercise and sports performance and fighting sedentary lifestyle).

The goal of the programme is to support the sustainable development of local communities and encourage Romanians who wish to help Romanian communities in making changes from within.

The first 2016 edition of the contest “Electrica shows Romania in a different light” includes projects with long-term results, for which financing will be provided in total amount of Euro 50,000 at the most.

Contest calendar

  • Registration period: 24 th of October  – 24 th of November, 2016
  • Assessment period: 25 th of November – 6 th of December, 2016
  • Announcing the winners: 9 th of December
  1. Who is entitled to submit funding requests within the contest “Electrica shows Romania in a different light”?

The contest “Electrica shows Romania in a different light” is for Romanian individuals, non-governmental organizations and education units (school, kindergarten, etc.) as well as other local public institutions (hospital, municipality, local council, etc.).

In order to be eligible, individuals must close an Agreement with a non-governmental organization (association, foundation or federation), a local public institution (hospital, municipality, local council, etc.) or any education units (school, kindergarten, etc.), which will act as host organization. In this type of document, the host organization will express its consent and capability to manage the funds granted, in compliance with the financer’s requirements. The host organization, through its legal representative shall be contractually liable towards the financer, to the same degree as the individual whose project is hosting and implicitly supporting, being responsible for the duly implementation of the project and the necessary support to the project initiator.

The applicant education units or those acting as host organizations, which have no legal personality shall close an agreement with the coordinating structure to which they are subordinated.

Considering the purpose and goals of the programme, we recommend that the public institutions like municipalities or local councils, sign up for the contest with a partner such as a non-governmental institution or education unit, which is relevant in the domain and for the goals of the proposed project, in order to have a competitive advantage.

Note: When required by the theme and particularity of the project, the person requesting financial support must provide evidence that the project will benefit from the necessary expertise in the field (at least one member of the organization or institution has the necessary expertise or that the individual applicant/host organization enters relevant partnerships or collaboration agreements with  an entity/entities having the required expertise in the targeted financing field – independent specialists, NGO, local public authorities or institutions, economic agents, etc.).

The applicants-organizations/institutions, respectively host institutions for projects initiated by individuals in any of the following situations ARE NOT ELIGIBLE:

  1. they have undergone or are about to undergo winding up, liquidation or suspension of activity;
  2. the applicants or their legal or conventional representatives have been irrevocably convicted of an offence;
  3. their legal representatives are subject to an investigation conducted by any regulatory authority for professional malpractice;
  4. they failed to pay their social security obligations or they have tax debts;
  5. they were found in material breach of a previous financing contract;
  6. they are subject to a conflict of interests;
  7. they have deliberately or unintentionally misled the financer by providing false or incomplete information or they attempted to influence the assessment committee during selection process;
  8. their declared or undeclared purpose is to gain religious or political power;
  9. they are profit seeking organizations/institutions;
  10. during the grant giving process they carry out or start to carry out religious propaganda or proselytism actions;
  11. Criminal prosecution was commenced against them or against their legal or conventional representatives, no matter if the criminal prosecution was ongoing when the grant was given by Electrica or commenced after the grant was given;
  12. expressed and/or displayed in any way and by any channel, defamatory opinions and/or attitudes regarding the country and the nation, incitements to war, ethnic, class and racial hatred, incitement to discrimination, territorial separatism or public violence;
  13. expressed and/or displayed in any way and by any channel, obscene opinions and/or attitudes, contrary to public morality or acted in such a way that injured the dignity, honour or private life of any person.

Note: Political parties and religious structures (religious denominations, religious associations, etc.) of any kind are not eligible.

The applicant individuals in any of the following situations ARE NOT ELIGIBLE:

  1. they have been irrevocably convicted of an offence;
  2. their legal representatives are subject to an investigation conducted by any regulatory authority for professional malpractice;
  3. they were found in material breach of a previous financing contract or other type of contract;
  4. they are subject to a conflict of interests;
  5. during the grant giving process they carry out or start to carry out religious, political or other propaganda or proselytism actions, seeking to obtain political, religious or other power or influence;
  6. they have deliberately or unintentionally misled the financer by providing false or incomplete information or they attempted to influence the assessment committee during selection process;
  7. criminal prosecution was commenced against them or against their legal or conventional representatives, no matter if the criminal prosecution was ongoing when the grant was given by Electrica or commenced after the grant was given;
  8. during the grant giving process they change or suspend their business activity for which the grant has been given.

Affiliated persons or whose relatives up to the third degree are affiliated to political parties or any other organization whose activities are assimilated thereof are not eligible for grants.

The analysis of ineligibility subject to the provisions of art. 3.2.1 paragraph (3), paragraph (5) and paragraph (6) applies when the grant is given as well as subsequently. The Beneficiary who becomes ineligible during the contract for which the grant was given by Electrica, shall have the obligation to reimburse the company the entire financing received up to that date.

Rules regarding projects in partnership:

  • The organization requesting financial support shall close partnership agreements with all partners, indicating the role and responsibilities of each party;
  • The applicant can close separate partnership agreements with each partner or one collective agreement with all organizations involved, to the extent that the agreement provides special roles and responsibilities for each party thereto, relevant to one (or several) activity (activities) proposed within the project.
  1. Which projects can be financed through the program “Electrica shows Romania in a different light”?

All proposed projects must be carried out in Romania and can cover one or more of the following areas of activity: education (for children and young adults, through education programmes); social and health services (for improving the standard of living and health as well as for helping persons with various disabilities); environment (supports and conducts environmental protection and responsibility activities/projects); culture (carries out activities, develops projects and events with famous cultural organizations and NGOs) and sports (projects encouraging exercise and sports performance and fighting sedentary lifestyle), provided that the activities:

  • meet certain needs identified within the community (all the more so as the respective needs have been identified by active consultation of the community members, especially those affected);
  • comply with the project category; allow clear, visible results;
  • have a long-term impact.

The following types of projects are encouraged:

  • innovating projects;
  • projects which can generate or save resources:
  • projects proposing solutions for the efficient use of natural resources/for the environmental protection;
  • projects preparing beneficiaries to take up a job or creating jobs;
  • projects creating mechanisms that generate sustainable incomes, which are 100% reinvested in the activity of the participating organization/host organization or in community;
  • social activities which can generate income that will be entirely reinvested in the community;
  • projects which identify and gather other resources in the community;
  • projects involving a greater community mobilization, beyond the project team directly involved in the performance of activities/which stimulates and uses the active participation of the community members, especially those affected by it – during the entire duration of the project.
  1. What is the registration procedure?

You can enter the competition by completing the online form in the CSR section of the website www.electrica.ro, in the period: 24 th of October  – 24 th of November, 2016.

In order to be eligible you must fill out all the fields of the registration form, including details regarding:

  • the project proposed by you and the need which triggered the initiative;
  • yourselves (the individual applicant, respectively the person who signs up the project for the contest on behalf of an organization or institution) and personal motivation;
  • the organization/institution you represent and, – if the case may be – the host organization and its motivation;
  • the organization/s or institution/s you chose as partners for the proposed project.

In addition, you must upload a series of materials, such as:

  • Partnership Agreement (if applicable) proving partnership with an NGO (association, foundation or federation), public institutions (municipalities, local councils) or education units (schools, kindergartens, etc.);
  • if the applicants are individuals, they must upload the agreement with a host organization/institution as well as any partnership agreement between the said organization/institution and third parties, within the scope of the proposed project; these agreements must be signed by the legal representative of the host organization/institution;
  • NGO activity report of the applicant/partner (if applicable) for 2015, respectively a detailed presentation of the previous activity or actions of the person involved – which show an interest in and/or relevant experience on the proposed project;
  • CV of the project initiator – individual/contact person of the participating organization/institution;
  • other relevant documents of the participant – individual/NGO/institution: diplomas of merit and excellence, awards, media appearances, publications, etc.;
  • project budget breakdown;
  • project photo and/or video gallery (which shows the particular need addressed by the project in the community and/or the steps already taken towards project implementation).
  1. What is the amount that can be requested for one project?

Individuals as well as non-governmental organizations can submit project proposals with budgets of up to maximum 10,000 euros.

The total amount of grants provided by Electrica S.A. to finance “Electrica shows Romania in a different light”, edition 2016, is 50,000 euros. All amounts in euros are calculated at an exchange rate of 1 EUR = 4.5 RON.

It is a mandatory requirement that the necessary resources for project implementation are realistically and efficiently estimated and properly detailed and the budgeted costs are determined in compliance with the needs and the arm’s length principle.

  1. What is the project implementation time frame?

Winning projects receiving funding must be implemented no later than 1 year (12 months) of the financing contract signing date.

  1. What is the contest winner selection process?

The winning projects are selected by the Assessment and Selection Committee, comprising the following representatives of the company: Head of Marketing PR and CSR Service, Representative of the Business Ethics and Sustainability Department, Representative of the Legal Department and Representative of the Financial Department). The Marketing, PR & CSR Service will draft a proposal which will be signed by The Head of the Department and approved by The General Manager.

Assessment of projects will take place between: 25 th of November – 6 th of December, 2016

The winners will be announced on: 9 th of December

  1. What are the eligibility criteria?
  • The participant entered an Agreement, as individual, with a non-governmental organization (association, foundation or federation), education units (school, kindergarten, etc.) or a local public institution (hospital, municipality, local council, etc.); in case of education units which have no legal personality, a tripartite agreement will be closed with the coordinating structure to which they are subordinated;
  • The information provided in the entry form are clear, relevant and on point;
  • The entry form was fully completed by the deadline;
  • A participant is allowed to enter only one project per edition seeking financing within the contest the funding contest ““Electrica shows Romania in a different light”;
  • Participating or partner NGOs, public institutions and education units must have an annual report or another transparent reporting mechanism for the organization’s activity;
  • Project implementation will start within the first 2 months after receiving the funds;
  • In order to be eligible for maximum 10,000 euro financing, the participants (organizations/institutions or persons involved/project team members) must have minimum 2 years’ experience and/or expertise in the development of projects and actions in that area;
  • The requested amount for financing the project does not exceed 10,000 euro;
  • The contribution of the organization/institution and/or partners in the proposed project is at least 5% of the project value; this means that the financing requested within the programme will represent 95% at the most of the project costs, the remaining 5% being covered by the applicant (this contribution may consist of financial and human resources, time and voluntary involvement, materials/movable and immovable assets. We recommend the applicant to quantify these resources, indicating their value/equivalent within the total project budget).

Projects that do not meet one or more of the above eligibility criteria will be automatically rejected. Projects that meet the eligibility criteria cumulatively will be included in the selection process.

  1. Which projects CANNOT be financed through the program “Electrica shows Romania in a different light”?

The following types of projects are NOT eligible:

  • Projects in other fields of activity than those included in this programme;
  • Projects which are not drawn up based on the standard contest form or whose application forms have not been entirely filled out;
  • Projects aimed solely or mainly at renovation or other types of investments in buildings, green areas development, ecologization;
  • Individual financing requests (i.e.: scholarships, travel, education or attendance to workshops, seminaries, conferences, congresses sponsorship);
  • Emergency assistance Projects;
  • Singular events: conferences, research, feasibility studies and other single action or activities without direct impact on the target group;
  • Loan or refinancing activities (i.e. using the funds to provide non-refundable grants, credits or loans to other organizations or individuals/entities);
  • Current (ongoing) activities or projects conducted by the applicant, host organization and/or partners or third parties that already received funding from other sources (double funding);
  • Projects that have already been implemented or retroactive expenditures of completed projects;
  • Political projects;
  • Religious projects;
  • Projects that include partisan activities or require affiliation to certain political parties, religions, religious, ethnical and other ideologies;
  • Projects inciting to xenophobia, racism, violence, hatred;
  • Projects with discriminatory message against particular social/ethnic groups;
  • Projects encouraging alcohol consumption or other illegal substances;
  • Projects which are entirely or partially subject to a conflict of interests;
  • Projects conducted outside Romania
  • Projects with foreign beneficiaries.
  1. What are the tiebreaker criteria for the proposals?

Relevance means:

  • The extent to which the project addresses certain local needs or problems and applies to one or several contest fields: education (for children and young adults, through education programmes); social and health services (for improving the standard of living and health as well as for helping persons with various disabilities); environment (supports and conducts environmental protection and responsibility activities/projects); culture (carries out activities, develops projects and events with famous cultural organizations and NGOs) and sports (projects encouraging exercise and sports performance and fighting sedentary lifestyle).

The identification of a real and important problem can be made with the help of studies and research results, consultations within the community and/or personal experience (observation, discussions, round tables, etc.);

  • SMART goals: goals should be specific, measurable, attainable within the 10,000 euro limit, realistic and timely – 1 year (12 months) at the most, from the receiving of the grant and the beginning of the first activities;
  • Realistic planning of activities: according to the applicant’s capacity;
  • Transparent and realistic budget: This criterion refers to the manner in which the necessary activities/resources are reflected in the budget. Budgeted costs are determined in compliance with the needs and the arm’s length principle. For projects with a budget of up to 10,000 euros, the personal contribution (of the applicant and/or its partners) must be evidenced by mentioning the source/s and quantifying the specific financial value in a realistic and transparent manner. The financial contribution is mentioned in the dedicated section of the budget form and the contribution in kind is detailed in the section regarding the community resources;
  • Project sustainability: The persistence of outputs, outcomes, activities or actions within the proposed project over time, particularly after project funding ends. This criterion is equivalent to the capacity of supporting project benefits by creating certain functional behaviours, structures or mechanisms, which can be extended;
  • Co-financing and support from partners – the extent of the co-financing or support provided by the partner organization or institution for the achievement of the project goals;
  • Partnership – partners’ relevance to the objectives;
  • Originality – the extent of innovation brought by the proposed solutions to the identified needs;
  • The impact: refers to project outcomes/results, i.e. the potential changes on the short term and especially on medium and long term, the positive or negative effects which can be generated, intended as well as non-intended. The number of direct and indirect beneficiaries impacted by the implementation of the project is also relevant. The achievement of the goals represents a premise for impact, however this criterion is based on the estimated effects. It is essential that the project increases over time, and the community benefits on the long-term from the social, educational and environmental effects of the project. The social impact should be especially significant so that it can be clearly demonstrated, measured and communicated;
  • Experience, expertise, competence, reputation, and (if the applicant is a legal person) organizational capacity: refer to: the relevant activities previously carried out by the applicants and (if applicable) by their partners (non-governmental organizations – associations, foundations and federations – or municipalities/local councils, public institutions and education institutions), the outcomes and their impact – especially socially. In addition, you should mention the existence of a powerful and stable team, the relevant experience in the implementation of projects, the relevant experience and expertise in area of activity subject to financing and the type of activities proposed in the project;
  • Motivation (whether the participant is an individual or legal entity, including the host organization): personal description and/or a presentation of their interests or previous activities or ongoing projects and the capacity to implement the proposed project.
  1. Eligible/Non-eligible expenses within the program “Electrica shows Romania in a different light”

Budgeting and expense eligibility rules:

  • Each funding request must include a breakdown of eligible expenses, mentioned in the Project Budget;
  • The total project budget will include total costs (VAT included);
  • The budget includes the costs covered by the requested funding as well as the costs representing the financial contribution of the applicant and/or partners;
  • The contribution in kind is detailed only in the funding request, specifying the source (i.e. contribution of the applicant, partners, public authorities, economic agents, etc.);
  • Construction, expansion, renovation and development costs as well as the costs related to the purchase or rental of real estate / premises / objectives are considered eligible only to the extent that they represent an essential component of the project (i.e. the space inside the cultural events centre allocated to the community centre where locals can carry out income generating activities or other activities to the benefit of the community) and only to the extent the infrastructure objectives are owned or used by the beneficiary and/or partners ( with supporting documents);
  • The necessary fees for obtaining the building permit represent eligible costs;
  • Purchase or rental of vehicles is allowed only if it has a direct benefit on the project/direct impact on the on the beneficiaries in the target group;
  • Costs related to the organizational development component of the project cannot exceed 15 % of the amount sought in this round of financing and should be relevant in the context of the proposed project.

In order to be eligible the project expenses must meet the following criteria:

  • They should be necessary for the completion of the project, they should be included in the Project Budget and observe the principles of a healthy financial management especially in terms of economic efficiency and cost/benefit ratio;
  • They should be made solely by the applicant and/or applicant’s partners;
  • They should be made solely during the project implementation phase – as defined in the grant agreement and paid within the period of time between the closing date of the grant agreement and the project completion date;
  • They should be identifiable and verifiable and justified by original supporting documents (invoices, receipts, bills, etc.), in line with the national regulations in force and registered in the books of the applicant and of the applicant’s partners. (if applicable);
  • For transparency purposes in terms of funds use and for avoiding conflicts of interests, the equipment and services exceeding the amount of 4,500 lei shall be purchased through simple procurement procedure (direct procurement based on three distinct offers);
  • They should reflect real costs and be determined in ratio to the activity carried out within the project (i.e.: if the organization’s accountant performs other activities which are not related to the project, only part of the remuneration will be considered eligible cost).

Eligibility of administrative and organization development costs:

  • Administrative expenses (i.e. Communication, mail, utilities, entertaining expenses and other expenses contributing to the completion of the project, other than direct costs) in amount of up to 5 % of the grant requested, are considered eligible;
  • If the project has an organization development component, the costs related thereto must be relevant (and) within the proposed project and can represent up to 15% of the total requested amount (in addition to the administrative costs);
  • In case of projects with a budget of up to 10,000 euro, the costs of the material resources for the organization development component cannot exceed half of the component’s value, i.e. 7.5% of the total amount requested. This budget category includes:
  • Purchase of office equipment and electronic equipment (computer, scanner, printer, copier, video camera, projector, projection screen, etc.);
  • Other material resources used for the development of the organization’s /institution’s capacity;
  • The organization development costs will be detailed in the relevant budget category and explicitly justified in the funding request.

Note: To ensure a proper management of the funding, all applicants are required to have a dedicated financial officer who can act voluntarily (identified by name in the project) or based on an Individual contract of employment or service agreement. The beneficiaries with legal personality must have a certified public accountant.

The winner of a grant is required to have separate accounting (distinct from the general books of the organization – if applicable) of the project income and expenses, which can be made available to the financer, upon request.

The following costs are not eligible:

  • rental costs for the headquarters of an organization or institution;
  • investment in offices, buildings or other premises and objectives if such costs have no direct benefit on the project/direct impact on the on the beneficiaries in the target group;
  • purchase or rental of vehicles, except when it no direct benefit on the project/direct impact on the on the beneficiaries in the target group;
  • costs that have already been financed through other projects/funds/sponsorship;
  • interest owed to banks or other non-bank financial institutions;
  • credits to third parties;
  • fines and penalties;
  • liability of any kind and provisions for losses or liabilities;
  • any costs related to the project activities incurred before the signing of the contract and respectively, after the end of the project;
  • individual scholarships or participation fees;
  • individual medical treatment costs;
  • humanitarian aid;
  • proselytism activities;
  • prize money;
  • depreciation and leasing costs;
  • value added tax and VAT and other taxes recoverable by the beneficiary and/or partner/s, according to the applicable laws in force;
  • salaries for the representatives of the applicant, the host organization or partners (only the fees for certain necessary experts required for the performance of certain activities, who cannot be replaced by volunteers from the participating organizations/institutions, such as: accountant, trainer, skills instructor, etc.).

 

  1. Contracting the winning projects

Applicants (and, if applicable, the host organizations) whose projects are selected as winners will confirm acceptance of funding through a contract that will be signed with Electrica. The contract will include the approved grant request, the budget and the other Annexes. Electrica will be in charge of the contractual arrangements and transfer of funds.

If the submitted project is proposed for funding, additional documents will be required in the contracting phase, depending on the category of beneficiaries, as follows:

  • in case of NGOs (applicants as well as host organizations): copy of the articles of incorporation, memorandum of association, certificate of fiscal registration, tax clearance certificate, copy of the balance sheet for the previous year (2015); if applicable, a copy of the auditor’s report concerning the last tax year; a copy of the statement of the account; a copy of the decision appointing the legal representative;
  • in case of individuals: the agreement signed with the host organization/institution, respectively the tripartite agreement (with the coordinating structure to which they are subordinated) if the host institution is an education unit without legal personality; the criminal record certificate of the initiator – project manager; all other documents required from a NGO, education institution or public institution;
  • in case of education institutions: institutional development plan – regarding the institution or the organization structure to which it is subordinated (which certifies the compliance of the funding request with the IDP – highlighting the contribution of the proposed project to the achievement of the IDP goals) or any other document certifying the relevance of the proposed project for the current activity, expertise, experience or area of interest of the institution, as direct applicant or host institution; the balance sheet for the previous year; copy of the certificate of fiscal registration (C.I.F.) of the applicant institution, respectively the coordinating structure to which it is subordinated, in case it lack legal personality; copy of the decision appointing the manager of the institution; copy of the statement of account;
  • in case of public institutions: local development plan (if any) which certifies the compliance of the funding request with the IDP – highlighting the contribution of the proposed project to the achievement of the IDP goals) or any other document certifying the relevance of the proposed project for the current activity, expertise, experience or area of interest of the institution; the balance sheet for the previous year; copy of the certificate of fiscal registration (C.I.F.); copy of the court decision appointing the mayor in this official position copy of the statement of account.

Note: The participant or beneficiary of the grant awarded under the program, undertakes to to bear all ineligible necessary costs of the project and any other additional expenses occurring during implementation, which were not included in the original approved budget.

  1. Payments to the winners

The grant money will be transferred by Electrica S.A. into the bank account of the applicant organization/institution or the bank account of the host organization in minimum two and maximum three financing instalments; the number and amount of each instalment (a percentage of the total amount of the grant) is to be determined in agreement with the beneficiary upon the date of the contract, according to the amount of the grant, the financial needs of the projects compared to the proposed activities, duration of the project as well as the general calendar of financings granted to all programme beneficiaries.

The first instalment will be granted within 30 business days at the latest, as of the signing date of the financing agreement. The second and eventually the third instalments are subject to the approval of the interim report/reports (minimum one maximum two) and will be granted within maximum  30 business days as of the approval of the interim report.

All transfers, payments and financial reports shall be expressed in lei, at the exchange rate of 1 EUR = 4.5 RON.

  1. Reporting to the financer

The beneficiaries of the contracts must prepare and submit to Electrica S.A. interim and final reports according to the standard report forms supplied by the financer, as annexes to the grant agreement.

The due dates for the interim reports will be determined in agreement with the beneficiary upon the date of the contract, according to volume of activity, the financial needs of the projects compared to the activities and duration of the project.

A final report on each project will be also supplied to Electrica S.A. no later than one months as of the project completion date.

The interim as well as the final report/reports will include the following:

  • A narrative section – the narrative report will include information about the activities carried out by the time of reporting, the main achievements in terms of the project purpose and objectives, results, difficulties encountered (and the interim reports will also include a planning for the next period of time);
  • A financial section – the financial report, structured according to the approved budget, will contain information regarding the use of the funds received in order to enable Elctrica S.A. to verify whether they observe the budget sections. The dates of the supporting documents must correspond to the financing time and the implementation dates of the activities for which the funds were granted.

In addition, Electrica S.A. will provide the grant beneficiaries with a Financial Record and Reporting Guide, which will be included in an annex to the financing agreement, as well.

Electrica S.A. will assess the reports and make recommendations to the beneficiaries regarding potential improvements to the reporting process, as the case may be and the end of the contracting term with the beneficiaries will be marked by the approval by Electrica S.A.  of the final reports on the implementation of the financed projects.

Note: During project implementation, the representatives of Electrica S.A. may request brief reports on the activity status and the achievements of goals. Also during implementation, Electrica’s representatives are entitled to carry out monitoring visits, which will be announced in advance.

  1. What should I do in case I have further questions?

For any question about the contest or the application process, please contact us by e-mail: csr”electrica.ri or by telephone on the number 0040242085567 (regular toll call, according to callers’ tariff plans) as follows:

  • between: 8.00 am – 4.30 pm, only on weekdays in the period 24 th of October – 24 th of November, 2016.