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EOI and Project Application Scoring Criteria

EOI / PROJECT APPLICATION SCORING SYSTEM

These criteria will be used by the FLAG to appraise every application that is submitted for funding. They have been drawn up to assist the fair and open assessment of projects that are submitted to the Programme.

Criteria Scoring

Fit with Local Fisheries Development Strategy (LFDS)

Does the outline of the project fit within the Local Fisheries Development Strategy which is to be implemented within the local area?

 

0: Does not fit, not relevant to LFDS at all

 

1 - 3: Some elements of the project fit within the LFDS

 

4 - 6: Most of the project elements fit with LFDS, although some do not

 

7 - 10: Significant fit with FLAG proposals within the LFDS

0   - 10

Economic Impact

To what extent does the project achieve key issues of profitability and competitiveness as identified in economic criteria?

 

0: Does not achieve any

 

1 - 5: Some or limited achievement of economic criteria

 

6 - 10: Significant or complete achievement of economic criteria

0   - 10

Social Impact

To what extent does the project achieve key issues of communities, employment and working conditions as identified in social criteria?

 

0: Does not achieve any

 

1 - 5: Some or limited achievement of social criteria

 

6 - 10: Significant or complete achievement of social criteria

0 - 10

Environmental Impact

To what extent does the project achieve key issues of sustainability of environments and resources and awareness and understanding as identified in environmental criteria?

 

0: Does not achieve any

 

1 - 5: Some or limited achievement of environmental criteria

 

6 - 10: Significant or complete achievement of environmental criteria

0 - 10

Strategic Alignment

To what extent does the project achieve alignment and synergy with relevant develoment strategies and plans as identified in strategic alignment criteria?

 

0: Does not achieve any

 

1 - 5: Some or limited achievement of strategic alignment criteria

 

6 - 10: Significant or complete achievement of strategic alignment criteria

0 - 10

Project Management

To what extent does the project achieve likelihood of delivery of the project benefits as identified in project management criteria?

 

0: Does not achieve any

 

1 - 5: Some or limited achievement of Project Management criteria

 

6 - 10: Significant or complete achievement of Project Management criteria

0 - 10

Grant rate requested is appropriate

0: Grant rate requested is not appropriate

 

1 - 5: Grant rate requested is at an appropriate level

 

6 - 10: Grant rate requested is below maximum available

0 - 10

Costs are accurate

To what extent are the projected costs for the project stages and the completed project accurate?

 

0: Costs are not accurate

 

1 - 3: Some projected costs are not accurate

 

4 - 6: Projected costs seem to be accurate

 

7 - 10: All projected costs are reasonable and accurate

0 - 10

Costs are eligible

Are the projected costs for the project eligible for grant funding under EMFF CLLD?

 

0: None of the costs are eligible

 

1 - 5: Some of the costs are eligible

 

6 - 10: Most or all of the costs are eligible

0 - 10

Value for Money

To what extent does the project represent value for money when compared with the anticipated quantified outputs/impacts?

 

0: Project represents extremely poor value for money

 

1 - 3: Project represents poor value for money

 

4 - 6: Project represents good value for money

 

7 - 10: Project represents extremely good value for money in relation to outputs and impacts anticipated

0 - 10