Within the above mentioned Resolution of the Malopolska Management Board, the following projects were selected to be funded:
1. Application no 9 “House friendly to residents. Improvement in provided services into the SWH in Bobrek”,
2. Application no 7 “Development of SWH in Nowodworze for purpose of upgrading service quality”,
3. Application no 13 “Modernization of SWH at 41 Łanowa street – building 41b”,
4. Application no 17 “Modernization of SWH at 55 Krakowska street in Krakow”,
5. Application no 15 “SWH in Szczyrzyc – expansion, an increase in the quality of services through the infrastructure development and personnel training”,
6. Application no 23 “Improvement of living standards at SWH in Gorlice – Infrastructure development and personnel training”,
7. Application no 12 “Modernization and service development at SWH, at 159 Nawojowska street in Nowy Sącz”,
8. Application no 5 “Modernization of the quality of social services provided by the SWH in Zbyszyce”.
The amount of the allocation within the Competition No 1/2012 equals 17 407 242,44 PLN. The total amount of funding for the projects listed above amounts to 16 511 828,71 PLN.
In addition, a reserve list of proposals selected by the Malopolska Management Board was created, including the following projects:
1. Application no 11“Development of the SWH in Zakopane”,
2. Application no 24 “Improvement of living standards at SWH in Klimkowka – infrastructure development and personnel training”,
3. Application no 2 “Modernization of services at SWH in Charsznica”,
4. Application no 6 “Improvement of living standards at SWH in Plaza”,
5. Application no 25 “Our home improvement of living standards of the SWH’s residents in Miechow”,
6. Application no 21 “Better future of the residents thanks to the modernization of the rehabilitation, therapeutical and administrative facilities”,
7. Application no 1 “Infrastructure and service quality improvement at the SWH in Batowice”,
8. Application no 16 “A safe haven – modernization of children’s home in Oswiecim”.
According to the art. 27 par. 11, in case there are any free resources, the Executing Agency may decide to co-finance the projects from the reserve list, in its order.
The remaining amount of the allocation equals 895 413,73 PLN and in accordance with art. 27 par. 12 the Executing Agency may, with the written consent of the Applicant, lower the amount of funding for the project of the list or of the reserve list. If the remaining amount to be allocated is lower than requested, and the Applicant, whose project is at the first ranking position of the reserve list does not agree to reduce the level of funding, the query is directed by the Executing Agency to the next Applicant from the reserve list.
The course of the Competition No 1/2012
According to the Competition No 1/2012 Regulations held within the project: “A Helping Hand in a Safe Environment” co-financed by the Swiss-Polish Cooperation Programme” in the period June 5th – September 12th, 2012 a call for applications for projects’ co-financing within the Competition No 1/2012 was conducted.The amount of the allocation under the Competition No 1/2012 equals 17 407 242,44 PLN.
By the end of the recruitment the Executing Agency received 25 applications for projects’ funding with a total value of 64 518 826 PLN. The amount requested equalled to 52 533 922 PLN, which accounted for 301% of the amount earmarked for funding within the Competition No 1/2012.
Due to the formal appraisal, two applications for funding have been rejected, the other 23 requests were submitted to the Project Appraisal Committee for further verification.
Applicants whose projects were rejected at the stage of the formal or financial and merit-based appraisal were entitled, in accordance with the Competition Regulations, to make an appeal in the form of a protest to the outcome of the evaluation.
Protests of the applicants whose applications have not passed the formal assessment were rejected. According to the Competition Regulations, applications that have been assessed positively during the formal evaluation, have been submitted to the financial and merit-based appraisal, conducted by independent experts of the Project Appraisal Committee.
As a result of the financial and merit-based appraisal that has lasted since October 19th, 2012 until January 15th, 2013 16 applications received a positive result and a negative outcome of the evaluation concerned 7 applications. Seven applicants made appeal from the negative assessment of the financial and merit-based appraisal. The Executing Agency rejected protests of five proposals for funding. One protest has been left unexamined due to exceeding the deadline for lodging by the applicant. One protest was upheld and the subjected request, in accordance with the Competition Regulations, was transferred to the financial and merit-based re-evaluation and then was rejected due to failure to meet the minimum point requirements.
The results of the financial and merit-based appraisal were submitted to the Malopolska Steering Committee, which according to the decision of the Swiss party, makes the evaluation and selection of projects to be funded. Malopolska Steering Committee Resolution of February 1st, 2013 approved the ranking list of applications for funding within the Competition No 1/2012.