Keda Local Action Group (LAG) Announces the 3nd Grants Competition 2019-2020 Under the EU-supported ENPARD Project

CENN, together with the Institute of Democracy (IOD) and Keda LAG, is announcing the 3rd grants competition 2019-2020 under the EU-supported ENPARD project, ‘Keda LEADER’.


The grant competition starts on November 7th and will end on December 16th at 17:00.

The objective of the grants competition is to improve the well-being and livelihoods of local Keda communities, enhance economic opportunities in rural areas and implement innovative projects in line with the program, ‘Keda Leader’as well as local development strategy priorities.


The priority areas of the grants competition include:

  • Agriculture, primary production, as well as processing local products and regional value chain development;
  • Promoting tourism development (guesthouses and winecellars will be provided with funding only in special cases);
  • Non-agriculture activities;
  • Education, culture, and sports;
  • Environmental protection and sustainable resource management;
  • Social and non-commercial activities.


Both commercial and social projects and initiatives will be supported within the competition.


Participation is open to both individuals and legal entities registered in Georgia, who implement or plan to implement their activities in Keda Municipality.


Those intending to participate in the competition are asked to examine the strategic directions identified by the Local Development Strategy of Keda and the Grants Manual. Interested candidates must complete the Application Forms and submit it to the following email address This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or bring the hardcopies to the LAG office at 10 Tbel Abuseridze Street, Keda town no later than 17:00 on December 16, 2019.


All documents to complete the application are available in the Georgian language on the following website:



For additional questions, please contact us:

+995 599 189 269

+995 577 104 833

+995 514 401 001


Please note, the grants competition consists of the following stages:

Stage I – Applications

Stage II – Interview and monitoring

Stage III – Approval of Grant


Applicants may submit only one application for the grant competition.


Applications can only be submitted in Georgian. The foreign language documentation attached to the application must be accompanied by a notarized Georgian translation.


The EU-supported ENPARD project is implemented by CENN in partnership with the Center for Strategic Research and Development of Georgia (CSRDG), Institute of Democracy (IoD) and the Austrian Institute for Regional Studies and Spatial Planning (ÖIR). The project aims to diversify local economic activities, improve the investment climate, and empower competitive agricultural and environmental practices in Keda Municipality via bottom-up strategic planning in rural development.

The EU is supporting agriculture and rural development in Georgia through its ENPARD Programme. Implemented since 2013 with a total budget of EUR 179.5 million, the main goal of ENPARD is to reduce rural poverty in Georgia. The first phase of ENPARD in Georgia focused on developing the potential of agriculture. The second and third phases of ENPARD focus on creating economic opportunities for rural populations that go beyond agricultural activities. More information on ENPARD is available at:

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