Current grants and subsidies year

The City Council offers grants and subsidies for many things, ranging from social actions to commerce and youth policies. By far the biggest block, however, nearly 80% of the total, is for district and city activities.

Current call for applications

  • Open call for applications
  • Under decision / decided
  • In support / justified

Call for subsidy applications for multi-annual projects (2020-2021) aimed at improving the access of Barcelona’s female sex workers to social and employment rights

Call for subsidy applications, awarded on a competitive basis, for supporting multi-annual projects aimed at empowering female sex workers and improving their access to social and employment rights in Barcelona. These projects would start in 2020 and finish by 31 December 2021 at the latest.

This call is centred on areas for improving access to training and employment in economic sectors other than sex work, as well as access to information and social, employment, legal and health-care assistance for women who perform sex work in enclosed spaces, and access to basic social and economic rights for people performing sex work in cases of emergency and highly vulnerable situations.

The period for submitting applications will run from 12 November to 18 December 2019, both dates inclusive.

Grant call for Escoles + Sostenibles 2019-2022

The aim of these subsidies is to offer schools and colleges catering for all levels and age groups in the city of Barcelona resources to develop an educational action plan on sustainability. The plan should span one or three school years and will form part of the ‘Barcelona Escoles + Sostenibles’ programme.

Applicants must present the following documents, duly stamped and signed, within the specified application period:

• Basic document 1: application form for the subsidy. This contains a statement of compliance, which replaces the administrative document at the time the application is made.

• Basic document 2 - Project description. This is a PDF document, generated by the project editor and available at the Escoles + Sostenibles website. It should be presented together with basic document 1.

The application period is from 5 June to 15 July 2019 (both dates inclusive).

Call for subsidy applications from children and young people for doing sport outside school hours during the 2019-20 school year

The Barcelona Institute of Sports (IBE) has approved the regulatory terms and conditions and the call awarding subsidies to children and young people for doing sport outside school hours during the 2019-20 school year

The aim of the IBE's call is to promote the pursuit of sporting activity among children and teenagers from low-income family units, thereby ensuring that no child is excluded from doing sport for financial reasons.

Application submission period: from 20 September to 11 October 2019, inclusive.

To take part in this call you must submit your application either in person or online through Barcelona City Council’s Procedures webpage. You can submit your application in person by making an advance appointment at the Citizen Help and Information Office (OAC) registry.

Grants for carrying out noise impact studies, installing limiters and recorders for noise levels, renovating live music venues in the city of Barcelona and installing technical equipment for 2019

This call is aimed at cultural-dissemination establishments that attract public audiences, which have or are in the process of obtaining a licence allowing them to stage live music, or establishments who want to carry out a noise-impact study to find out the requirements for obtaining a permit or a licence allowing them to stage live music.

These grants are available to natural or legal persons who are responsible for managing venues which are eligible for these grants and who have the appropriate operating licence (if required).

The period for submitting applications is from 11 July to 6 September 2019, inclusive.

You can apply for these subsidies online through the Barcelona City Council procedures portal, or in person at any district registries, manager's offices or institutes. Legal persons must present the application online.

Call for applications for the awarding of subsidies, subject to competition, concerning investments in Information and Communication Technologies for carrying out experimental and innovative projects in the city of Barcelona in 2019

The Institute of Culture has approved the awarding of subsidies, subject to competition, concerning investments in information and communication technologies for carrying out experimental and innovative projects in the city of Barcelona.

With this applications campaign, ICUB aims to provide support to organisations in the fields of culture, creativity, experimentation and innovation that require investment in ICT materials in order to carry out experimental and innovative projects with citizen participation, as well as to improve their technological situation.

The application period will run from 4 July to 6 September 2019, both dates inclusive.

Applications can be completed and submitted online through the Barcelona City Council procedures portal, following the indicated instructions, or in person at any branches of district registries, manager's offices or institutes. Legal persons must present the application online.

Subsidy campaign for the refurbishment of independent cultural creation, experimentation and dissemination centres, bookshops and cinemas

2019 subsidy campaign for the refurbishment of independent cultural creation, experimentation and dissemination centres, bookshops and cinemas in the city of Barcelona and the installation of technical equipment.

The aim of this campaign is to oversee the awarding of Barcelona Institute of Culture subsidies for the funding of projects for refurbishing, modernising and providing technical equipment for private cultural creation, experimentation and dissemination centres, bookshops and cinemas that carry out their activities in the city of Barcelona.

These grants are available to natural or legal persons who are responsible for managing venues which are eligible for these grants and who have the appropriate operating licence (if required).Each applicant may only submit one subsidy application in one of the categories for each venue they are responsible for.

The application period is open from 4 July to 6 September, both dates inclusive.

Applications may be submitted online through Barcelona City Council’s procedures website, or in person at any district general registry office, manager's office or institute. Legal persons must submit the application online.

Barcelona Institute of Culture’s call for grant and subsidy applications for research and innovation projects under the 2019 Barcelona Science Plan

Barcelona City Council, through the Institute of Culture and with the participation of ‘la Caixa’, is showing its commitment to high-quality research on issues that concern Barcelona society through its call for grant and subsidy applications for research and innovation projects under the 2019 Barcelona Science Plan.

One of the aims of this new line of subsidies is to obtain scientific proof that may inspire future policy decisions in the city in two major areas:

1. Ageing and quality of life

2. Mobility and respecting and protecting the environment.

The beneficiaries are groups of at least three institutions, third sector organisations or companies, two of which must be organisations dedicated to research, and at least one of which must be based in the municipality of Barcelona.

Applications can be presented from 1 July to 9 August. All the necessary information and the forms that must be presented can be found on this page.

You can apply to take part in the call online, using the online procedure which will be available from 3 July onwards.

2019 call for subsidies equivalent to the amount payable under the landed property tax for cultural establishments offering private exhibitions or cultural commerce in the city of Barcelona

The Barcelona Institute of Culture (ICUB) has approved the terms governing the awarding of subsidies equivalent to the amount payable under the 2018 landed property tax for cultural establishments offering private exhibitions or cultural commerce in the city of Barcelona.

ICUB's intention in announcing this call is to help cultural venues open to the public meet the cost of the landed property tax.

The application period is from 12 June to 3 July 2019 (both dates inclusive).

Legal persons who wish to apply for this subsidy must do so online through the Barcelona City Council procedures portal and natural persons can submit their application either online or in person. Applications can be submitted in person, by appointment only, at the Citizen Help and Information Offices (OAC) registry. Appointments can be made online at ajuntament.barcelona.cat/cita, by calling 010 or by mobile phone at barcelona.cat/tramitsalmobil.

2019 subsidies for the renovation and adaptation of premises within the city of Barcelona used by organisations registered on the Youth Organisations Census.

For 2019, Barcelona City Council has approved subsidies for the renovation and adaptation of establishments in the city used by organisations registered on the Directorate General for Youth's census of youth organisations, so that they can carry out leisure-time educational activities to promote direct participation and the involvement and empowerment of teenagers and young people.

The aim of these subsidies is to ensure that the facilities comply with the minimum technical requirements for fulfilling their purpose, the proper provision of the services they offer and ensuring the quality of life and safety of local residents and users.

The application period is from 12 June to 12 August 2019 (inclusive) and the relevant forms can be found on this website.

Subsidy applications can be made online, using Barcelona City Council's Procedures Portal.

2019 call for subsidy and grant applications for one-off projects: artistic, literary and technological or from any cultural discipline of interest for the city

This call for applications is aimed at awarding grants and subsidies, on a competitive basis, for projects of various forms of cultural expression (performing arts, music, dance, audiovisual, visual arts, literature, science, technology, social and cultural disciplines, among other things, of interest for the city, lasting less than a month and carried out between 1 July and 31 December 2017 in Barcelona, and helping to improve the city’s range of cultural offers.

The period for submitting applications will run from 23 May to 13 June 2019, first and last dates included.

Applications may be submitted online through Barcelona City Council’s procedures website, or in person at the Institute of Culture’s Registry (Palau de la Virreina, La Rambla, 99).

Call for grant and subsidy applications intended for arranging and adapting cultural association premises representative of other cities and regional communities with head offices in Barcelona, for 2019

The procedure for granting subsidies and grants forming the subject matter of this call is on a competitive basis.

The aim behind this call is cooperation in adapting non-profit social and cultural venues which, given their nature, are unable to bear the costs of such renovation projects on their own.

So the aim is also to provide access to premises for the public, other groups and bodies, so as to promote knowledge among non-affiliated individuals and to strengthen the association network, community action and joint work.

The application submission period starts on the day following publication in the Official Barcelona Province Gazette (BOP) and finishes twenty working days afterwards. From 20 May to 17 June 2019 inclusive.

Subsidies for freelance workers and new members of Barcelona's worker cooperatives for 2019

Grant of subsidies for freelance workers and new members of Barcelona's worker cooperatives for supporting the start of their economic activity.

Barcelona City Council aims to provide support to unemployed people who are registered Barcelona residents who have started a new economic activity as freelance workers (individual business people) and new members of worker cooperatives, under the terms and conditions provided for in the regulatory provisions approved by the Government Commission on 2 May 2019.

The application period runs from 20 May to 21 June 2019.

Subsidy applications have to be made online, using Barcelona City Council's Procedures Portal. You will have to access the procedures portal, to download the application forms, and fill in the financial annexes.

Subsidies for individual entrepreneurs and micro-enterprises to support business continuity 2019

Subsidies for individual entrepreneurs and micro-enterprises acquiring an existing business operating in the city of Barcelona in order to support its continuity and change of ownership.

Barcelona City Council wishes to provide support to individuals and legal entities who have acquired an existing active business domiciled in the city of Barcelona, in order to support the continuity of the business and its change of ownership in the period between 16 June 2018 and the end date of the application period for the 2019 call, according to the terms and conditions of the regulatory bases approved by the Government Commission on 2 May 2019.

Applications can be submitted from 20 May to 21 June 2019.

Applications for this call must be made online, using Barcelona City Council's Procedures Portal.The procedures portal needs to be accessed to download the application forms and financial annexes to be filled in.

2019 call for grant applications for the digital transformation of Barcelona's commerce

Barcelona is adopting a digital transformation model to implement new technologies in commerce as a way of creating competitive opportunities and benefits for local commerce.

The main municipal goals are as follows:

  • Facilitating the digital transformation of Barcelona commerce.
  • Improving the level of shops’ digital maturity.
  • Creating competitive advantages for commerce, through online commercial activity.
  • Meeting the new needs of digital consumers in Barcelona.

 

Given the municipal interest in backing this area, the first call for grant applications is being launched on a competitive basis, for the digital transformation of the city's commerce for 2019.

The grant application period is from 14 May to 13 June. Grant applications have to be made online, using Barcelona City Council's Procedures Portal.

Barcelona City Council grants for the promotion and strengthening of the social and solidarity economy

Grants awarded to carry out activities and projects promoting and strengthening the social and solidarity economy in the city of Barcelona.

Activities and projects awarded grants must promote activities of public or social interest which contribute to the objectives set out in the plan to boost the social and solidarity economy 2016-2019. That means they must promote and strengthen the work areas set out in the plan, including and developing common elements which define the transformational character of the social and solidarity economy, such as democratic and participatory management, being based around human needs and being committed to the community.

Applications for grants can be submitted from 29 April to 29 May 2019. To attend this call, you have to do it by electronic means, from the Procedures Portal of the City of Barcelona.

Grant application period for local socio-economic initiatives

Grants awarded to carry out projects, activities and services in the spheres of local development, the promotion of jobs and the social and solidarity economy.

The grants are intended to provide the funding necessary for the city’s districts and neighbourhoods by empowering those developing socio-economic activities in the city with the aim of making it more sustainable over time and more resilient to economic fluctuations. That means bolstering projects with a social vocation or return which improve people’s quality of life and reduce socio-economic inequalities.

Applications for grants can be submitted from 29 April to 29 May 2019. To attend this call, you have to do it by electronic means, from the Procedures Portal of the City of Barcelona.

Subsidies for the 2019 City Christmas Street Lights Campaign

Associations representing the sector work closely with Barcelona City Council to promote city and local commerce through a series of initiatives for the Christmas period.

The aim is to generate the right atmosphere and conditions for stimulating demand during one of the most important periods of economic activity in the year. Building on this collaboration, the City Council has now published a call for subsidies for Christmas street lighting in the city in 2019.

The deadline for submission of applications is from April 17 to May 31, any application submitted outside this term will not be admitted to the process. To attend this call, you have to do it by electronic means, from the Procedures Portal of the City of Barcelona.

Remember that it is very important to attach the budget of the installer company approved by the Lighting Department of the City of Barcelona. You will find the relation of these companies together with the rest of the documentation.

Application period for grants for organisations dedicated to the areas of global justice and international cooperation 2019

Official grant call as part of the “Global Justice Cooperation Programme”, the “Global Justice Cooperation Programme for Specific Cities” and the “Global Justice Education Programme” for projects starting in 2019.

The grants will be awarded via competitive public competition, as set out by Article 22 of Act 38/2003, of 17 November, on subsidies in general.

he aim of these grants is to provide the necessary resources to achieve the strategic goals of the current  Master Plan Cooperation for Global Justice 2018-2021  [es] which will be rolled out via the specific objectives set out in this grant call.

Applications may be submitted during a period of 15 working days, from 4 to 22 February 2019. Any applications made outside this period will not be considered.

Applications should be made online, using Barcelona City Council's Procedures Portal. The procedures portal needs to be accessed to download the application forms and financial annexes to be filled in.

2019 grant and subsidy campaign for district and city projects, activities and services

Barcelona City Council has published the application period for grants and subsidies for district and city projects, activities and services.

The application period for the 2019 campaign will be from 27 December 2018 to 24 January 2019.

See below for the campaign document with subject areas and programmes.

The application form and the other documents will be available on this website from the first day of the campaign.

Invitation to apply for subsidies for the renovation of theatre facilities, auditoriums and similar facilities for 2018

The Institute of Culture has approved 2018 subsidies, based on a competitive system set out by the regulations for granting subsidies for the renovation of theatres, auditoriums and similar facilities associated to the city of Barcelona and its provision of technical equipment for 2018.

The aim of the subsidies is to cooperate in conditioning theatres, auditoriums and similar venues providing they belong to non-profit socio-cultural spaces which are unable to bear the costs of renovation projects on their own.

The application-submission period is from 31 October to 21 November, first and last dates included. You can fill in and submit your application form online via the City Council’s e-Headquarters (http://www.bcn.cat/tramits), following the instructions given in the procedures portal, or in person at the Barcelona Institute of Culture’s Register (La Rambla, 99, 4a planta. 08002 Barcelona), without prejudice to the possibility of submitting these documents to any of Barcelona City Council’s Registry offices.

General terms and conditions for granting subsidies for investments in information and communication technologies to conduct experimental and innovative projects in Barcelona

The Institute of Culture (ICUB) has approved the granting of subsidies by competitive tendering for investments in information and communication technologies (ICTs) to conduct experimental and innovative projects in Barcelona.

The ICUB's intention in announcing this call is to give support to entities in the fields of culture, creativity, experimentation and innovation that need to invest in ICT equipment to carry out experimental and innovative projects with citizen participation, as well as improve their own technological situation.

The deadline for submitting Applications is from 6 to 28 September 2018, first and last days included. Application forms may be filled in and submitted either online, through Barcelona City Council’s procedures portal (http://www.bcn.cat/tramits), following the instructions given there, or in person at the Barcelona Institute of Culture’s Register (Rambla, 99, 4th floor, 08002 Barcelona), notwithstanding the possibility of submitting these documents at any of the offices of Barcelona City Council’s Register.

2018 subsidies for the renovation and adaptation of establishments within the City of Barcelona used by organisations registered on the Youth Organisations Census.

For 2018, Barcelona City Council has approved subsidy adjudications for the renovation and adaptation of City of Barcelona establishments used by organisations registered on the Directorate General for Youth's census of youth organisations, so that they can carry out mainly educational activities in free time, for the social care and support of groups of adolescents and promoting youth activities.

The aim of these subsidies is to ensure that the facilities comply with the minimum technical requirements for fulfilling their purpose, the proper provision of the services they offer and ensuring the quality of life and safety of local residents and users.

The deadline for applications is July 11 to September 10 of 2018 (inclusive) and the relevant forms may be found on this website.

Applications may be submitted online using Barcelona City Council’s procedures website, or in person at the Citizen Help and Information Offices (OAC).

2018 subsidy campaign for the refurbishment and installation of technical equipment in independent cultural creation, experimentation and dissemination centres, bookshops and cinemas in Barcelona.

The aim of this campaign is to oversee the awarding of Barcelona Institute of Culture grants to fund projects concerned with renovating, modernising and providing technical equipment for private cultural creation, experimentation and dissemination centres, libraries and cinemas,  which carry out their activities in Barcelona.

The grants are open to natural or legal persons who are responsible for managing venues that are eligible for these grants and who have the appropriate operating licence (if required). Each applicant may submit a single grant application in one of the categories for each venue they are responsible for.

The application period is from 4 to 31 July 2018 (inclusive).

Applications may be submitted online using Barcelona City Council’s procedures website, or in person at the Institute of Culture Registry (Palau de la Virreina, La Rambla, 99).

Grants for carrying out noise impact studies, installing limiters and recorders for noise levels, renovating live music venues in the city of Barcelona and installing technical equipment for 2018.

This grant call is aimed at establishments open to the public or that promote culture which currently possess or are in the process of obtaining a live music licence, as well as establishments wishing to conduct noise impact studies to gauge the requirements for obtaining a live music permit or licence.

The grants are open to physical or legal persons who are responsible for managing the venues that the grants would benefit and who have the appropriate operating licence (if required).

The period for submitting applications is from 4 to 31 July 2018 (inclusive).

Applications may be submitted online using Barcelona City Council’s procedures website, or in person at the Institute of Culture Registry (Palau de la Virreina, La Rambla, 99).

Grants and subsidies allocated to improving, arranging and adapting Barcelona's association base sports facilities (managed by non-profit clubs and entities) and their provision of sports equipment

Barcelona City Council is allocating a line of grants and subsidies to renovating sports facilities.

Private sports facilities managed by non-profit entities can benefit from a new line of grants and subsidies opened by the Barcelona Institute of Sports, provided that they are managed by non-profit clubs, entities or associations. For the Commissioner for Sport, “this is yet another line of support we are offering the city's sports associations, a network whose everyday work promotes grass-roots sport; we believe we have to be at their side and facilitate the valuable work they do”.

Basically, the concepts that qualify for subsidies are projects that invest in safety; adapting to federation regulations, accessibility and the removal of architectural barriers, energy efficiency; provision of activated sports equipment, and other improvement work.

The Barcelona Institute of Sports is funding this first campaign with the amount of €400,000.

The deadline for applications is 22 May

Resolution

Call for subsidy and grant applications for one-off artistic, literary and technological projects or for projects in any cultural discipline of interest for the city.

This call for applications is aimed at awarding grants and subsidies, on a competitive basis, for projects in various forms of cultural expression (performing arts, music, dance, audiovisual, visual arts, literature, science, technology, sociocultural disciplines etc.). The projects must be of interest for the city, last less than a month and be carried out between 1 January and 31 December 2017 in Barcelona, helping to improve the city’s range of cultural offers.

The deadline for submitting grant and subsidy applications is from 18 June  yo 6 July (first and last dates included).

Applications can be made online using the Procedures Website operated by Barcelona City Council or in person at the registry of the Institute of Culture (Palau de la Virreina, Rambla,99).

Terms and conditions regulating the call for subsidies for the landed property tax (IBI) payable for 2017 by private cultural establishments involved in exhibitions and cultural commerce.

The Institute of Culture (ICUB) has approved definitely the granting of subsidies for the landed property tax (IBI) payable for 2017 by private cultural establishments involved in exhibitions and cultural commerce.

The ICUB's intention in announcing this call is to help cultural venues open to the public to cover part of the landed property tax they have to pay.

Deadline for submitting applications: 18 June - 6 July 2018 (inclusive).

Applications can be made online using the Procedures Website operated by Barcelona City Council or in person at the registry of the Institute of Culture (Palau de la Virreina, Rambla,99).

Call for subsidies for schools and colleges in the city of Barcelona to develop an action plan as part of the ‘Barcelona Escoles + Sostenibles 2018-2021’ programme

The aim of these subsidies is to offer schools and colleges catering for all levels and age groups in the city of Barcelona resources to develop an educational action plan on sustainability. The plan should span one or three school years and will form part of the ‘Barcelona Escoles + Sostenibles’ programme.

Applicants must present the following documents, duly stamped and signed, within the specified application period:

  • Basic document 1: application form for the subsidy. This contains a statement of compliance, which replaces the administrative document at the time the application is made.
  • Basic document 2 - Project description. This is a PDF document, generated by the project editor and available at Escoles + Sostenibles. It should be presented together with basic document 1.

The application period will run from 12 June to 13  July this year, both dates inclusive.

 

Subsidies for the 2018 City Christmas Street Lights Campaign

Retail associations representing the sector work closely with Barcelona City Council to promote city and local commerce through a series of initiatives for the Christmas period. The aim is to generate the right atmosphere and conditions for stimulating demand during one of the most important periods of economic activity in the year.

Building on this collaboration, the City Council has now published a call for subsidies for Christmas street lighting in the city in 2017.

Applications and the accompanying documentation required must be completed using the printed forms that can be obtained here and submitted at any registry of the citizen advice and information offices, addressed to the Department of Commerce Affairs, or online via the Barcelona City Council procedures portal, from 1 to 30 June. Under Article 30(5) of Act 39/2015, of 1 October, on the common administrative procedure for public authorities, where the last day of the deadline is not a work day, the deadline shall be understood to extend to the first following work day.

Remember it is very important to include the quote from an installation company authorised by Barcelona City Council's Lighting Department. You will find a list of these companies with the other documents.

Grant application period for local socio-economic initiatives

Grants awarded to carry out projects, activities and services in the spheres of local development, the promotion of jobs and the social and solidarity economy.

The grants are intended to provide the funding necessary for the city’s districts and neighbourhoods by empowering those developing socio-economic activities in the city with the aim of making it more sustainable over time and more resilient to economic fluctuations. That means bolstering projects with a social vocation or return which improve people’s quality of life and reduce socio-economic inequalities.

Applications for grants can be submitted from 25 April to 25 May 2018 inclusive.

Application period for Barcelona City Council subsidies for the digital transformation of commerce in 2018

Barcelona is adopting a digital transformation model to implement new technologies in commerce as a way of creating opportunities and benefits for local commerce.

The main municipal goals are:

-. To facilitate the digital transformation of commerce and territorial retailers’ associations.
-. To improve the level of maturity of commerce and associations alike.
-. To create competitive advantages through commercial activity, associations and the internet.
-. To respond to new digital consumer needs in the city of Barcelona.

Given the municipal interest in backing this sphere, the first invitation to apply on a competitive basis for subsidies for digital transformation in city commerce for 2018 has now been launched.

Applications can be presented from 11 April to 30 June. Under Article 30.5 of Act 39/2015, of 1 October, on the common administrative procedure of public authorities, where the last day of a deadline is not a work day, that deadline shall be understood to be extended up to the first following workday.

Documents to be supplied by the applicant

-. Subsidy application form
-. Project description form.
-. Survey on internet presence: applicants should fill in the form, download the self-evaluation and attach it to the application.
-. Only for applicants in activity sphere A. Commercial establishments: Self-evaluation for ICT companies and services from the Catalan Commerce, Crafts and Fashion Consortium. Applicants should fill in the self-evaluation, download it and attach it to the application.
-. Bank details

Subsidy campaign for developing projects related to the Barcelona Commitment to Climate

On 22 February 2017, the Government Commission approved a subsidy campaign for developing projects relating to the Barcelona Commitment to Climate, with the aim of offering support and resources to public projects that reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, help to adapt the city to climate change or concern climate justice, by means of actions involving energy saving, energy efficiency and increasing the use of renewable energies, sustainable mobility, increasing agricultural and green areas, waste prevention, education and communication, etc., and which help to achieve the objectives established in the Barcelona Commitment to Climate.

The projects must give importance to both the process and the results, so that they are outstanding in terms of social innovation. In other words, they need to offer better solutions to the city’s socio-environmental problems than the existing models and practices, while also increasing society’s capacity for action by creating new collaborative relationships.

The application period is open from 27 February to 11 April (inclusively).

 

 

 

 

Justification

Application period for grants for organisations dedicated to the areas of global justice and international cooperation (2018)

Official grant call as part of the “Global Justice Cooperation Programme”, the “Global Justice Cooperation Programme for Specific Cities” and the “Global Justice Education Programme” for projects starting in 2018.

The grants will be awarded via competitive public competition, as set out by Article 22 of Act 38/2003, of 17 November, on subsidies in general.

The aim of these grants is to provide the necessary resources to achieve the strategic goals of the current Master Plan for International Cooperation and Solidarity, at the time the Government Commission approves the subsidy call which will be rolled out via the specific objectives set out in this grant call.

Applications may be submitted during a period of 15 working days, from 5 to 23 February 2018. Any applications made outside this period will not be considered.

Applications should be made online, using Barcelona City Council's Procedures Portal. The procedures portal needs to be accessed to download the application forms and financial annexes to be filled in.

Call for subsidy and grant applications for multi-annual projects aimed at improving the access of Barcelona’s women sex workers to social and employment rights

Call for subsidy and grant applications, awarded on a competitive basis, for supporting multi-annual projects that are aimed at empowering women sex workers and improving their access to social and employment rights in Barcelona and which are to start in 2018 and finish at the latest by 31 December 2019.

This call for subsidy and grant applications is centred on areas for improving access to training and employment in economic sectors other than sex work and to information and social, employment, legal and health-care assistance for women who perform sex work in closed spaces.

The period for submitting applications will run from 5 January to 1 February 2018, both dates inclusive.

Call for subsidy and grant applications for Barcelona community action and association movement projects for 2018-2019

Call for subsidy and grant applications, awarded on a competitive basis, for multi-annual projects carried out within the framework of community action and the association movement in Barcelona, which are to start in 2018 and finish before 31 December 2019.

The projects that are awarded subsidies and grants must promote activities of public or social interest within the framework of community action and the association movement, in accordance with the goals and aims established in this call for applications.

The period for submitting applications will run from 5 January to 1 February 2018 both dates inclusive.

2018 grant and subsidy campaign for district and city projects, activities and services

Barcelona City Council has published the application period for grants and subsidies for district and city projects, activities and services.

The application period for the 2018 campaign will be from 28 December 2017 to 25 January 2018.

See below for the campaign document with subject areas and programmes.

The application form and the other documents will be available on this website from the first day of the campaign.

Resolution

Provisional resolution
End of deadline for presenting challenges

Final resolution
The deadline for presenting challenges is 10 work days as from 19 July, the last day being Wednesday, 1 August 2018.

Amendment final resolution
The deadline for presenting challenges is 10 work days as from 24 July, the last day being Monday, 6 August 2018

Justification

For the purposes of providing supporting documents, where electronic invoices are presented, a sworn statement from the beneficiary or the entity’s legal representative must be attached attesting that the invoices produced are the sole original ones (there are no other copies of those invoices presented at the same time, for the purposes of and in accordance with the terms and conditions for providing supporting documents for municipal subsidies in other public authorities).

Subsidies for the renovation and adaptation of establishments used for worship by religious organisations during 2017-2018.

The application period for subsidies, on a competitive basis, for the renovation and adaptation of establishments used for worship by religious organisations during 2017-2018.

The subsidies awarded under this campaign will be for investments initiated from 1 July 2017 onwards, and which finish before 31 December 2018, for carrying out minor building work established in section 1.1 of the terms and conditions, in City of Barcelona establishments that are not the property of the City Council or any other administrations, and which are used as centres of worship, in accordance with the provisions of Decree 94/2010, of 20 July, for the implementation of Act 16/2009, of 22 July, concerning centres of worship.

The period for submitting applications is from 13 December 2017 to 12 January 2018.

 

Call for subsidies for investments in renovation, modernisation and the provision of technical equipment allocated to Barcelona's private creation, experimentation, dissemination and cultural-commercial spaces

The Institute of Culture has announced its call for applications for grants and subsidies aimed funding projects intended for renovating, modernising and providing technical equipment for private cultural creation, experimentation, dissemination and business spaces, open to the public, which carry out their activities in Barcelona for 2017.

It is through this call for applications that ICUB wishes to cooperate in the improvement, modernisation and adaptation to current legislation of Barcelona’s private cultural creation, production, dissemination and business establishments.

This call has been definitively resolved.

If you have not substantiated the subsidy you received, you can download the documents which you will have to present using the same channel you used to apply. To present the documents in person you should use the offices operating a general registry.

Call for subsidy applications for investments in acoustic-impact studies and the installation and provision of technical equipment in live music venues open to the public in Barcelona for 2017

The Barcelona Institute of Culture (ICUB) has approved the granting of subsidies by competitive tendering for investments for the purposes of carrying out acoustic impact studies, installing sound-level limiting-recording equipment, and refurbishing and installing technical equipment in live music establishments open to the public in Barcelona, for 2017

The ICUB's intention in announcing this call is to support live music establishments open to the public that need refurbishing or investing in equipment.

This call has been definitively resolved.

If you have not substantiated the subsidy you received, you can download the documents which you will have to present using the same channel you used to apply. To present the documents in person you should use the offices operating a general registry.

General terms and conditions for granting subsidies for investments in information and communication technologies to conduct experimental and innovative projects in Barcelona

The Institute of Culture (ICUB) has approved the granting of subsidies by competitive tendering for investments in information and communication technologies (ICTs) to conduct experimental and innovative projects in Barcelona.

The ICUB's intention in announcing this call is to give support to entities in the fields of culture, creativity, experimentation and innovation that need to invest in ICT equipment to carry out experimental and innovative projects with citizen participation, as well as improve their own technological situation.

This call has been definitively resolved.

If you have not substantiated the subsidy you received, you can download the documents which you will have to present using the same channel you used to apply. To present the documents in person you should use the offices operating a general registry.

2017 subsidies for the renovation and adaptation of establishments within the City of Barcelona used by organisations registered on the Youth Organisations Census.

For 2017, Barcelona City Council has approved subsidy adjudications for the renovation and adaptation of City of Barcelona establishments used by organisations registered on the Directorate General for Youth's census of youth organisations, so that they can carry out mainly educational activities in free time, for the social care and support of groups of adolescents and promoting youth activities.

The aim of these subsidies is to ensure that the facilities comply with the minimum technical requirements for fulfilling their purpose, the proper provision of the services they offer and ensuring the quality of life and safety of local residents and users.

This call has been definitively resolved.

If you have not substantiated the subsidy you received, you can download the documents which you will have to present using the same channel you used to apply. To present the documents in person you should use the offices operating a general registry.

Call for subsidies for schools and colleges in the city of Barcelona to develop an action plan as part of the ‘Barcelona Escoles + Sostenibles 2017-2018’ programme

The aim of these subsidies is to offer schools and colleges catering for all levels and age groups in the city of Barcelona resources to develop an educational action plan on sustainability. The plan should span one or three school years and will form part of the ‘Barcelona Escoles + Sostenibles’ programme.

This call has been definitively resolved.

If you have not substantiated the subsidy you received, you can download the documents which you will have to present using the same channel you used to apply. To present the documents in person you should use the offices operating a general registry.

Invitation to apply for subsidies for the renovation of theatre facilities, auditoriums and similar facilities for 2016

The Culture Institute has approved 2016 subsidies, based on a competitive system set out by the regulations for granting subsidies for the renovation of theatres, auditoriums and similar facilities associated to the city of Barcelona and its provision of technical equipment for 2016.

The aim of the subsidies is to cooperate in conditioning theatres, auditoriums and similar venues providing they belong to non-profit socio-cultural spaces which are unable to bear the costs of renovation projects on their own.

This call has been definitively resolved.

If you have not substantiated the subsidy you received, you can download the documents which you will have to present using the same channel you used to apply. To present the documents in person you should use the offices operating a general registry.

Subsidies for property tax (IBI) for low-income households, corresponding to 2019

The subsidies are available to natural persons who are liable to pay tax as property owners or who pay property tax on their rent instalments, and who, along with those in the same household, have gross incomes below thresholds set out in the Catalonia Adequate Income Indicator (IRSC), providing the home in question is their habitual residence.

The deadline for submitting applications will be from April 31 to May 31

To apply for subsidies please see the web de trámites (es).

Subsidies for the planning, management and monitoring of Community Development Plans in the city of Barcelona 2017

For the purpose of supporting neighbourhood community initiatives, Barcelona City Council has approved subsidies for non-profit organisations to carry out such actions in the city in 2017.

The City Council is therefore publishing its subsidy and grant application period for the planning, managing and monitoring of community development plans in the city of Barcelona.

This call has been definitively resolved.

If you have not substantiated the subsidy you received, you can download the documents which you will have to present using the same channel you used to apply. To present the documents in person you should use the offices operating a general registry.

2017 grant and subsidy campaign for district and city projects, activities and services

the general grant call for artistic and cultural projects, activities and services in the city of Barcelona which last longer than twelve months

Barcelona Institute of Culture has published the general grant call for artistic and cultural projects, activities and services in the city of Barcelona which last longer than twelve months.

The application period for 2017 is open from 8 to 28 February inclusive.

Subsidies for alterations to places of worship belonging to Barcelona religious organisations

Subsidies subject to this public notice will be granted on a competitive basis. Subsidies granted through this public notice will be for investments initiated on or after 1 July 2016 and finished before 31 October 2017, concerning the alteration and adaptation of establishments in the city of Barcelona that are not owned by the municipal government or other administrations and which are used for acts of worship.

This call has been definitively resolved.

If you have not substantiated the subsidy you received, you can download the documents which you will have to present using the same channel you used to apply. To present the documents in person you should use the offices operating a general registry.

Barcelona City Council grants for the promotion and strengthening of the social and solidarity economy

Grants awarded to carry out activities and projects promoting and strengthening the social and solidarity economy in the city of Barcelona.

Activities and projects awarded grants must promote activities of public or social interest which contribute to the objectives set out in the plan to boost the social and solidarity economy 2016-2019. That means they must promote and strengthen the work areas set out in the plan, including and developing common elements which define the transformational character of the social and solidarity economy, such as democratic and participatory management, being based around human needs and being committed to the community.

Applications for grants can be submitted from 10 April to 9 May 2018 inclusive.

 

Barcelona City Council grants for the promotion and strengthening of the social and solidarity economy

Grants awarded to carry out activities and projects promoting and strengthening the social and solidarity economy in the city of Barcelona.

Activities and projects awarded grants must promote activities of public or social interest which contribute to the objectives set out in the plan to boost the social and solidarity economy 2016-2019. That means they must promote and strengthen the work areas set out in the plan, including and developing common elements which define the transformational character of the social and solidarity economy, such as democratic and participatory management, being based around human needs and being committed to the community.

This call has been definitively resolved.

If you have not substantiated the subsidy you received, you can download the documents which you will have to present using the same channel you used to apply. To present the documents in person you should use the offices operating a general registry.

Invitation to apply for subsidies for the renovation of theatre facilities, auditoriums and similar facilities for 2017

The Institute of Culture has approved 2017 subsidies, based on a competitive system set out by the regulations for granting subsidies for the renovation of theatres, auditoriums and similar facilities associated to the city of Barcelona and its provision of technical equipment for 2017.

The aim of the subsidies is to cooperate in conditioning theatres, auditoriums and similar venues providing they belong to non-profit socio-cultural spaces which are unable to bear the costs of renovation projects on their own.

This call has been definitively resolved.

If you have not substantiated the subsidy you received, you can download the documents which you will have to present using the same channel you used to apply. To present the documents in person you should use the offices operating a general registry.

Call for subsidy and grant applications, aimed at ordering and adapting the premises of cultural bodies representing other cities and regional communities with a registered office in Barcelona, for 2018

The procedure for granting subsidies and grants forming the subject matter of this call is on a competitive basis.

The aim behind the grants and subsidies is cooperation in adapting non-profit social and cultural venues which, given their nature, are unable to bear the costs of such renovation projects on their own.

So the aim is also to provide access to premises for the public, other groups and bodies, so as to promote knowledge among non-affiliated individuals and to strengthen the association network, community action and joint work.

The application submission period starts on the day following publication in the Official Barcelona Province Gazette (BOP) and finish twenty work days afterwards. 23 Aprol to 22 May, first and last days included.

 

Call for subsidy and grant applications, aimed at ordering and adapting the premises of cultural bodies representing other cities and regional communities with a registered office in Barcelona, for 2017

The procedure for granting subsidies and grants forming the subject matter of this call is on a competitive basis.

The aim behind the grants and subsidies is cooperation in adapting non-profit social and cultural venues which, given their nature, are unable to bear the costs of such renovation projects on their own.

So the aim is also to provide access to premises for the public, other groups and bodies, so as to promote knowledge among non-affiliated individuals and to strengthen the association network, community action and joint work.

This call has been definitively resolved.

If you have not substantiated the subsidy you received, you can download the documents which you will have to present using the same channel you used to apply. To present the documents in person you should use the offices operating a general registry.

Grant application period for local socio-economic initiatives

Grants awarded to carry out projects, activities and services in the spheres of local development, the promotion of jobs and the social and solidarity economy.

The grants are intended to provide the funding necessary for the city’s districts and neighbourhoods by empowering those developing socio-economic activities in the city with the aim of making it more sustainable over time and more resilient to economic fluctuations. That means bolstering projects with a social vocation or return which improve people’s quality of life and reduce socio-economic inequalities.

This call has been definitively resolved.

If you have not substantiated the subsidy you received, you can download the documents which you will have to present using the same channel you used to apply. To present the documents in person you should use the offices operating a general registry.

Grant of subsidies to freelance works and new members of Barcelona's associated work cooperatives

Grant of subsidies to freelance works and new members of Barcelona's associated work cooperatives to help to get their financial activities off the ground

Barcelona City Council aims to provide support for Barcelona's officially resident unemployed who have embarked on a new financial activity as freelance workers (individual entrepreneurs) or new members of associated work cooperatives, under the terms and conditions provided for under the regulatory provisions approved by the Government Commission on 24 May 2018.

The application-submission period runs from 28 May to 30 June 2018.

Applications should be made online, using Barcelona City Council's Procedures Portal. The procedures portal needs to be accessed to download the application forms and financial annexes to be filled in.

Grants and subsidies for individual business people and micro-enterprises to promote business continuity

Award of subsidies for natural or legal persons acquiring a company with up to 10 employees located in the city of Barcelona and which is currently trading in the retail, service or restaurant sector.

Barcelona City Council is looking to help natural or legal persons who have acquired businesses as a going concern which are located in Barcelona. The aim is to back entrepreneurial continuity and handovers for the period between 1 December 2016 to 15 June 2018, under the terms and conditions set out in the legal bases approved by the Government Commission on 24 May 2018.

The application-submission period runs from 28 May to 30 June 2018.

Applications should be made online, using Barcelona City Council's Procedures Portal. The procedures portal needs to be accessed to download the application forms and financial annexes to be filled in.

Official tender notification for the concession of subsidies for organisations dedicated to the areas of global justice and international cooperation(2016)

Official tender notification for the concession of subsidies under the framework of the Cooperation Programme for Global Justice, the Cooperation Programme for Global Justice for Specific Cities and the Education Programme for Global Justice, having regard to the specifications that apply to these subsidies and which come into force in 2016.

This call has been definitively resolved.

If you have not substantiated the subsidy you received, you can download the documents which you will have to present using the same channel you used to apply. To present the documents in person you should use the offices operating a general registry.

Justification

2016 grant and subsidy campaign for district and city projects, activities and services

Barcelona City Council has published the application period for grants and subsidies for district and city projects, activities and services. In recent years, the dates for the subsidy application campaign has been progressively brought forward so that beneficiaries are able to receive their subsidies as early as possible.

So, the application period for the 2016 campaign will be from 28 December 2015 to 21 January 2016.

See below for the campaign document with subject areas and programmes.

The application form and the other documents will be available on this website from the first day of the campaign.

Subsidies for planning, managing and monitoring multi-year community development plans and processes in the city of Barcelona.

Social cohesion and inclusion must feature as the main objective of projects that qualify to receive funding, and projects shall be carried out through community actions to foster social relations, a sense of belonging and cooperation between members of a given community. Projects must incorporate support and empowerment mechanisms for vulnerable groups, populations with functional diversity and those from different backgrounds.

Pursuant to the objectives of the Directorate of Community Action Services, reflected in the framework document, "Towards a public policy of community action”, and summarised to triple their transformative ambitions, projects that receive subsidies should promote activities that are of public or social interest and have the following purposes:

Strengthening (empowerment) of the community.

Improvement of living conditions (responding to needs).

Social inclusion and cohesion.

This call has been definitively resolved.

If you have not substantiated the subsidy you received, you can download the documents which you will have to present using the same channel you used to apply. To present the documents in person you should use the offices operating a general registry.

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