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| May 24, 2023

We have selected the most interesting calls from the Operational Programme Environment

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A wide range of calls from the Operational Programme Environment is planned to be announced in June. Together with Naviga Advisory & Evaluation, we have selected the most interesting ones for you.

Wastewater and sewage treatment plants

  • Option to apply from 30 August 2023
  • 70% subsidies not only for municipalities and urban districts for the construction of central wastewater treatment plants, construction or completion of sewers, but also for retention tanks. Call No. 42.

What can be financed? 

  • Construction of wastewater treatment plants; completion and construction of sewers
  • Intensification of wastewater treatment plants for increased removal of specific pollution
  • Measures to limit the discharge of wastewater from the relief works to the sewerage system (storage tanks, retention tanks, chemical pre-treatment, etc.)

How much can you receive?

  • The support rate is 70%

Who can apply for a subsidy?

  • Municipalities
  • Voluntary associations of municipalities
  • Municipal districts of the capital city of Prague
  • Commercial companies (more than 50% owned by a public entity)
  • Interest associations of legal entities (more than 50 % owned by a public entity)

Where can the project be implemented?

  • The entire Czech Republic

Forest management

  • Option to apply from 12 July 2023
  • Subsidies of 80% not only for municipalities, regions and business entities for the adaptation of forest stands towards natural structure and species composition. Fund artificial planting and tending or restorative harvesting, for example. Call No. 39.

What can be financed? 

  • Artificial planting, additional planting and underplanting (including preparation for planting and subsequent care) of ameliorative and reinforcing trees including semi-saplings and saplings, including plant protection and subsequent care
  • Restorative harvesting taking place within the framework of harvesting practices of non-clearing forms of management applied for the purpose of natural regeneration of habitat-indigenous tree species, or harvesting interventions to modify and improve the spatial and species structure of growth, to support land-improving and reinforcing tree species, harvesting leading to the creation of stabilisation areas with greater resilience to climate change
  • Positively managed tending, including thinning, carried out to maintain and promote a diverse species structure of young vegetation or to improve their spatial structure
  • Logging measures implemented in connection with conversion of growth to a low or medium forest in a protected area
  • Logging interventions related to conversions of growth of unsuitable tree composition early or accelerated regeneration to growth types with target representation of habitat-indigenous tree species in connection with the implementation of planting of land-improving and strengthening tree species

Specific eligible expenditure includes:

  • Forestry work and related services
  • Incidental budgetary costs incurred in direct connection with the implementation of the project (e.g. surveying work, difficult traffic conditions, operational effects, etc.) and induced investments (e.g. expenditure on the construction of temporary roads)

Who can apply for a subsidy?

  • Regions
  • Municipalities
  • State-owned companies
  • Organisational units of the State
  • Voluntary associations of municipalities
  • Public research institutions
  • Universities, schools and educational institutions
  • Foundations, endowments funds and charitable companies
  • Churches and religious societies
  • Commercial companies and cooperatives
  • Municipal districts of the capital city of Prague
  • Non-enterprising individuals
  • Enterprising individuals

Where can the project be implemented?

  • The entire Czech Republic

An overview of current and planned grant calls can be found in the clear grant signpost on the Naviga Advisory & Evaluation website.

Author: Marie Horňáková