Ministry of Justice invites funding applications for crime prevention projects
16. August 2005Until 1 September the Ministry of Justice is accepting applications for a crime prevention project competition where the amount of support to be allocated is EEK 550 000 and the largest possible support per project being EEK 100 000.
Eligible project applications are those related to the prevention of juvenile delinquency and drug abuse among young people as well as projects aimed at conducting social programmes among young people who have been directed to Juvenile Committees. Also, financing may be granted to projects focussing on promoting activities or equipment hindering the commission of criminal offences against property or public offences or on dissemination of the respective expertise. Projects aimed at reintegration of persons who have served prison sentences or other criminal punishment into society will also be financed.
Non-profit organisations, foundations and sole proprietors registered in Estonia can apply for support. Support will not be allocated to state-funded foundations or non-profit organisations engaged in crime prevention. Projects support is applied for must start this year and self-financing or non-state co-financing of the project must amount to no less than 30% of the project budget.
The application must be in Estonian in two copies and submitted to Tõnismägi 5a, 15191 Tallinn in a sealed envelope bearing the label Kuriteoennetuse projekt (Crime prevention project). The Project Evaluation Committee will choose the beneficiaries within a month.
The support will be allocated on the basis of the decision of a Committee formed by the Minister of Justice, which will primarily take into account the effectiveness and feasibility of the project. The Committee will make its decision by 1 October.
Terms and conditions of project competition
Project implementation report
Directive no. 43 of the Minister of Justice "State Support of Crime Prevention in 2005"
Directive no. 113 of the Minister of Justice "Amendment of Directive no. 43 of the Minister of Justice "State Support of Crime Prevention in 2005""
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