Counseling offices of SME’s and European Funds
During the Programming Period 2007-2013, the categories of eligible beneficiaries included economic agents, local public administrations and natural persons (with the obligation that until the signature of the Contract of Financing to be constituted as legal persons, too). Therefore, the need of counseling was diversified. In order to be close to the potential beneficiaries, starting with 2008, the Bank has set up 48 offices with specialized staff in the field of European funds and SME’s whom you may find within each county branches.
Over 200 persons trained in issues of European Funds, out of which 48 advisers with experience in the field, assure free counseling to the entrepreneurs for the development of the business and for the presentation of the products dedicated to access the European funds.
CEC Bank staff enjoys a solid expertise in structuring the banking financing for projects with irredeemable European Funds, as well as in offering counseling for all the stages of the projects’ development:
- situating the idea of project in the existing, national and European financing programs;
- available schemes of financing;
- providing information regarding the eligibility of the financing programs;
- informing on the possibilities of pre-financing, financing and co-financing of the projects’ expenses etc.
Depending on the county where the project are implemented, CEC Bank advisors specializing in European funds are available as follows: