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Tool Summary Tool Characteristics Tool Application Source of Tools Opinion of Tools

Source of tools

Name of the tool
National Target Criteria (one of Two)

Where is tool available from
Regional Beautiful Bulgaria Project Office – Sofia
1000 Sofia
3, Paris street, 2nd floor
Tel. +359 2 980 9855

When was the tool produced
NTC were developed after a successful pilot initiative in 1997. At the beginning of BBP the tool was based on previous UNDP experience and know-how. The next stages involved revision by local experts and adoption to the specific national context.
The criteria in the tool are updated every year to meet the changing conditions and thus to meet the need of Bulgarian municipalities.

Is support provided
Instructions and helpline for meeting criteria and applying for grant are provided to the Municipalities each year when the updated tool is introduced.

Organisation/s that developed the tool and country of origin
NTC were developed by Beautiful Bulgaria Project to support the choice for granting municipal projects and is based on UNDP know-how.

Is the tool newly developed or based on an exisiting tool
The tool is based on a provided by UNDP know-how concerning the collaboration between national and local authorities and adopted to the specific national context.

Cost of the full tool
The tool is freely available and could be obtained at the BBP website.