Bringing people and goals together

Umbrella is joint project co-funded by the EU Interreg South Baltic Programme and helps to boost cross-border cooperation capacities of local actors in the South Baltic Sea.

The primary objective
of the Umbrella project

To provide specific knowledge and skills in the implementation of goals and cross-border cooperation for local and regional entities in the South Baltic Region.

4 EU Members
South Baltic area

Coastal regions of four EU
Member States: Denmark, Lithuania,
Poland and Sweden

986,566 EUR

Total budget of the project

Feb 2018
– Jul 2020

Duration of the project
30 months
ABOUT THE PROJECT

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Why Umbrella

Why Umbrella

Objectives & Benefits

Partners

Latest news

Watch promotional videos from the Umbrella project!

Below you can find all 7 Umbrella promo video clips summarising the project that we prepared for the final conference. We asked our project beneficiaries and Umbrella partners to give their comments on the activities and outcomes of our project. Enjoy!

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Umbrella project Success Story Book – “The benefits of cross-border cooperation”

The Umbrella project was meant to be exactly that – an umbrella to gather other projects and a way to connect people through cross-border projects. It was aimed at newcomers who had not yet been involved in projects in the South Baltic Programme. These included small local and regional organisations with an interest in developing a South Baltic identity. 

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Few words after the project final conference

Three years have passed since Umbrella was approved by INTERREG South Baltic Programme and launched by the partnership. This project was needed since research showed that the South Baltic Programme was still poorly available to small organizations because of insufficient institutional and financial capacities, communication barriers, lack of English language skills, lack of competencies and capacities for project development and implementation. 

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The content of this website is the sole responsibility of the author and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union, the Managing Authority or the Joint Secretariat of the South Baltic Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020. The project UMBRELLA is partly financed from the Interreg South Baltic Programme 2014-2020 through the European Regional Development Fund.
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