The Region invests in culture
Ten million euros will be allocated for culture in Lazio. The Region invests in culture through two calls, which will be published by the end of the month and will be aimed at museums, libraries, archives, monumental complexes, archaeological sites and cultural institutions. The first is related to the enhancement of the culture venues and will have a total value of € 3,460,000. Investments on public places in Lazio want to improve the conditions of usability, security and accessibility to the public, aiming to develop policies of valorization in the net through the incentive to the system interventions. The contributions will be granted in capital account for an amount not exceeding 80% of the total eligible cost for public entities and at 50% of the total eligible cost for private parties. The regional contribution granted, however, can not exceed 300,000 euros.
The second call, called 'The company makes culture', will have a value of 6,835,000 euros and will be allocated to projects that promote the places of culture of Lazio through the use of new technologies. The resources allocated are made up of 50% of Por Fesr Community funds, 35% of national funds and 15% of regional funds. The facility will consist of a non-repayable financial contribution up to a maximum of 80% of the eligible expenses and in any case not higher than € 200,000 per individual project.
The beneficiaries will be the micro, small and medium enterprises, in single or aggregate form, regularly constituted. Projects must promote private public collaboration for the enhancement of "places of culture". The proposals must be consistent with the thematic context of the chosen cultural spaces through the promotion and organization of activities able to guarantee their fruition and animation and have at least one objective between the development of cultural contents in the audiovisual sector, software development, publishing products and services in the multimedia sector, creation of digital archives and video libraries, development of innovative techniques and models through which to communicate, promote or improve the use of cultural heritage and tourism services, creation of models, use of relevant technologies, 3D modeling and printing, virtual reality products or augmented to widen access to particular users, with specific attention to people with disabilities, software development and services in the multimedia sector, production of events and artistic performances.
The places of culture on which priority intervention fall in the systems for the enhancement of regional cultural heritage (Cities of Etruria, Ville di Tivoli, City of Foundation as places of the contemporary, Cammini della Spiritualità, Ostia Antica and Fiumicino, Via Appia Antica), are included in the museum systems and library systems and concern the cultural assets identified in the Art Bonus enhancement program owned by the Lazio Region.