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Micro Intervention Programme (MIP)

What is a Micro Intervention Programme?

The micro intervention programme (MIP) is a programme funded by the Belgian Development Cooperation. Its aim is to promote sustainable human, social, cultural and economic development through the strengthening of local communities and civil society. It specifically targets least-favoured and vulnerable groups in society.

The selection of the projects is carried out by a committee made up of the Consulate-General of Belgium in Jerusalem and the Belgian Development Agency (BTC). BTC is responsible for both monitoring and implementing the projects.

At least half of all projects will address issues of women empowerment. Priority will also be given to projects in isolated areas.

Beneficiaries will only have a minimal administrative structure and projects will have a duration of not more than one year.

The following are the areas of interest:

  • vulnerable and marginalized groups
  • Income generating projects
  • gender equality-oriented projects
  • education sector and/or local socio-economic development
  • Proposals with focused results and a transparent budget
  • Deliver working capacity to existing socio-economic structures

Negative selection criteria will be:

  • Having received other Belgian funds over the last years
  • Creation of additional administrative structures and project staff salaries (these costs will have to be borne by the benefiting organization).
  • Payment of recurrent office costs (electricity, gas)
  • Purchase of computers, photo and film camera’s, overhead projectors, unless especially justified for the project.

  
Who is Entitled to Apply?

Any civil society organization, community or group pursuing development goals in line with the aims of the programme and focusing particulary on women, youth, children, infrastructure, capacity development or any other area mentioned above…

  
Budget and timing

The Belgian contribution for a micro project will not exceed 12400 EUR. The selection committee will meet every three months.

 
How to apply

Please complete the attached Application Form and send it electronically to Mrs. Joline Fatouleh of BTC (joline.fatouleh@btcctb.org) with a copy to Mrs. Genia Helou-Raad at the Belgian Consulate general (genia.helou@diplobel.fed.be).

Further information can be obtained from Mrs. Joline Fatouleh at

BELGIAN DEVELOPMENT AGENCY 
NASHASHIBI STREET BUILDING N°18 
SHEIKH JARRAH 
PO BOX 38402 
JERUSALEM

T (+972) 2 582 0905 
F (+972) 2 581 6385 
www.btcctb.org

 
MIP application form