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What is the Social Emergency Fund of Lisboa?

The Social Emergency Fund of Lisboa is a financial support, of exceptional nature, to private social welfare institutions (IPSS) and similar entities that operate in the municipality of Lisbon and that, because of the crisis, are seeing an increase in demand or a decrease of their responsiveness. 

 

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Which are the institutions that may request the support from the Social Emergency Fund of Lisboa?

The IPSS and similar entities operating in Lisboa and with a valid registration at    Direcção-Geral da Segurança Social (DGSS) and that due to the crisis are unable to continue their activity and social actions and do not receive support from other entities for that same reason and for the same purpose.

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What are the conditions for being awarded support from the Social Emergency Fund of Lisboa?

Requests for assistance made by the IPSS and similar entities must meet several cumulative criterions.

 

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Is there a mandatory registration at the “Base de Dados de Atribuição de Apoios da CML” within the scope of the Social Emergency Fund of Lisboa?

Registration of the applicant in the Base de Dados de Atribuição de Apoios (BDAA) da CML is optional. Registration in the referred to database is an advantage, in order to find the relationship between the entity and the Municipality, in regards to received and/or requested support. 

 

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How and where can one request support from the Social Emergency Fund of Lisboa?

Thus fund may be requested by means of a special form, available in this portal and the municipal service counters.

 

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Which documents must be submitted with the application to request support from the Social Emergency Fund of Lisboa?

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When applying for support can a private charitable institution not differentiate the type of support and the appropriate goal, when this encompasses several areas of intervention contemplated in regulation of Social Emergency Fund?

No, the private social welfare institution (IPSS) should be as clear as possible in its request, the amount requested, the object and purpose for which it makes the request, stating always, objectively the reason for requesting this extraordinary support (see the  policies for the allocation of financial support).

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In which ways is the support from the Social Emergency Fund of Lisboa made available?

The allocation of this support stems from a decision by the Municipality of Lisboa and it is given through the signing of a protocol. For this purpose, see the  phases and rules for allocating this support.

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What is the maximum amount made available through the Social Emergency Fund of Lisboa?

For this purpose, see the  phases and rules for allocating this support.

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Can the support from the Social Emergency Fund of Lisboa be accumulated with other supports?

For this purpose, see the  phases and rules for allocating this support.