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section 1 of this regulation provides for State aid to
nonprofit organizations engaged in voluntary work within the
one or more of the following areas:
– alcohol and drugs;
– vulnerable children and their families,
– to combat violence against women,
– to support bereaved people, and
– promoting good health in the population, however, through other
activities, sports and outdoor activities.
The prime purpose of the grant
2 § the purpose of State aid within the meaning of this regulation is to
1. support the development of a civil society that contribute to
(a)) that people, who are in, or is likely to
find themselves in a vulnerable situation of life, can improve their
living conditions and affect and participate in social development,
b) creating the conditions for good health on equal terms for
the entire population,
2. within the specified areas provide support to organisations '
a) information and advocacy work,
b) preventive and socially supportive work, for people
that is in, or is likely to be in an exposed
c) health promotion activities, and
3. promote national efforts for national organizations or
the organisations carrying out activities of national interest
by local or State subsidy will organisations
coordinating work to share and support the organizations that
promotes conditions for such social work referred to in
With a national interest specified in this regulation to
the organization conducts an activity that is of General
interest for the whole of society and not only locally.
Conditions for State aid
paragraph 3 of the State subsidy may, subject to availability of funds, are submitted to a
1. is a legal person,
2. engages in voluntary work in the form of pre-emptive or
supportive actions in one or more of the areas listed
in paragraph 1,
3. is a nationwide organization whose activities are directed
to practitioners at regional or local level, or is a
organization that carries out activities of national interest,
4. has adopted bylaws and are democratically organised,
5. has engaged in one or more of the areas
referred to in paragraph 1 for at least two years,
6. in its operations respects the democratic ideas, including
gender equality and prohibition of discrimination,
7. operate its business against established objectives and expected
results and has established a plan, for a period of two years
or more, which describes what activities your organization
plan to implement to solve identified problems, and
how the work will be followed up, and
8. can document their business through determined
activities and audit reports.
Grants may not be provided to an organization that has liabilities of
Swedish taxes or fees of the bailiff or
that are in liquidation or bankruptcy.
Contributions must not be made to an organization that has a
other State grant for the same activities.
4 § State aid may also be provided to organizations that do not
satisfies the conditions laid down in paragraph 3 of the first paragraph 5, if the
There is a particular reason for it. "upon such review, it
particular attention shall be paid to the needs of the area where the
the organization is active or if the business has
State aid under this Regulation may be made for certain
administrative costs of the Organization's activities.
The shape of the State contribution
paragraph 5 of the State's contribution takes the form of operating grants. To a
such contribution may cover some costs of administration
of the Organization's operations comply with the second subparagraph of paragraph 4.
The fate of the State's contribution
section 6 of the Social Board hears questions about State grants under this
section 7 of the application for State aid within the meaning of this regulation is submitted to
The National Board of health and welfare.
The application shall be made on a form conforming to an
form of Social Board.
Application must be signed by an authorized
representatives of the organization applying for Government grants. In
the application shall be certified that the information given there is
The National Board may provide for when an application
last to be made and if the form referred to in the second subparagraph.
section 8 of the application should include
1. the statutes of the applicant organisation,
2. documents showing who has the right to
represent the Association,
3. operational and management report, balance sheet and
income statement and audit reports for the
the previous fiscal year,
4. information on the activities sought, what is
the goal of the activities, how the applicant intends to follow up the
results achieved and how the results relate to
the purpose of the Government contribution, and
5. the annual budget for the activities to which it relates, that shows
searched and donations.
§ 9 the applicant must submit the documents to the National Board of health and
information the authority needs to be able to examine the application.
section 10 if the applicant does not submit the documents or information
follows from paragraphs 7 and 8, the applicant shall be given the opportunity to
complement the application within a specified time. If the applicant does not comply with
a call to supplement the application, it may be tested in
section 11 Before welfare grants Government grants under this
Regulation, the authority shall consult the public health agency.
A decision on grants may be for a period of not more than one
year. Regulation (2013:914).
section 12 of the National Board of health may give priority to between applications
and give priority to the applications which are judged to have the best
conditions to meet the objective set out in section 2 and
other conditions for State aid under this regulation.
paragraph 13 of a decision on State aid, it should be specified
1. for the objectives and activities the grant is awarded,
2. What are the conditions for granting the premium,
3. for the period of the grant is awarded, and
4. What are the reasons for a priority under section 12.
The decision shall also include a statement of the provisions of the
14, 17 and 18 sections.
section 14 of an organization which has received grants under this
Regulation no later than 30 april of the year following the grant year to
The National Board of health and provide an annual accounting of how the funds have
been used. Report shall be made on a form
in conformity with the form that the National Board of health and welfare
The National Board may provide for such a form.
Report shall contain
1. a financial statement and explanation of what the funds
2. a description of the results achieved and that
likely to be achieved and how they relate to the objectives
the premium granted for and the purpose set out in section 2,
3. indication of the number of members of the Organization, as well as
4. other information and documents requested by the National Board of health and welfare.
An auditor shall audit the accounts. The auditor's report on
the review shall be attached to the report. If the contribution has
received amounted to at least five price base amounts according to Chapter 2.
6 and 7 of the social code, should the review be made of the
an authorized or certified public accountant.
section 15 of the National Board of health shall annually not later than 30 september of
the Government shall submit a consolidated presentation of the governmental contributions
submitted under this regulation. The National Board of health shall
account for the distribution of funds in the areas of alcohol
and drugs, vulnerable children and their families, to counter
violence against women, support to survivors and to
promote good health in the population. Report shall
1. data on who has received government subsidies, with the size of the
amount for which objectives and activities, the results
has been reached and adopted and how they relate
to the objectives of the grants awarded, and
2. a statement of the amount of use in relation to
the aim referred to in paragraph 2 as well as how the needs of the business
have been taken into account in assessing the award of grants.
The National Board of health shall, every five years, an independent
evaluation of the grant. In the evaluation, the
particular attention shall be paid to how the grant design meets the purpose for which
specified in section 2. Regulation (2012:461).
section 16 of the contributions shall be paid in advance with no more than half of the
the premium for a year per six months.
section 17 of the Recipient of State aid under this regulation are
repayment required if
1. the recipient by leaving through false statements or any
otherwise have caused that the grant has been submitted incorrectly
or with excessive amounts,
2. the grant of any other reasons have been given incorrectly or with
for the high amount and the recipient should have known this,
3. the refund entirely or partially unused or not
has been used for the aims or activities it has been granted,
4. a person who has received the grant has not provided such
report referred to in section 14, or
5. the terms of the decision on the contribution has not been followed.
section 18 if a beneficiary is required to repay pursuant to the
section 17, the National Board may decide to fully or partially require
back the premium.
The National Board may decide to waive recovery in whole or
partly, if there are special reasons for it.
section 19 of the Board's decision pursuant to this Regulation shall not
subject to appeal.
section 20 to allow for an exchange of experiences in issues related to
the State contribution to the National Board of health shall appoint a Council with
representatives of such organisations as referred to in paragraph 1.
The National Board of health shall, every three years, publish means to
organizations, which received State aid under this regulation, in
cooperation shall follow up the activities that the contributions have
granted for. The follow-up will relate in particular to the
effects in relation to the objectives that the subsidies granted for
and the purpose set out in section 2.
The National Board may provide for how the follow-up
According to the second subparagraph shall be implemented.
As regards the allocation of funds under the second subparagraph shall apply
the provisions relating to the application, order, payment and
refund in 7, 9-11, 13 and 16 to 19 sections.
1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 15 november 2011 and
apply for the first time in the case of State aid for the year 2012.
The regulation repeals Regulation (1998:1814) about
Government grants to certain organizations in the social field.
2. the provisions of paragraph 3 of the first paragraph 7 with respect to
approved plan and section 7 of the second paragraph on how an application should
be applied for the first time in the case of State aid for the year
3. The repealed regulation still apply for Government grants
relating to the period prior to 15 January 2011.
This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 August 2012 and
apply for the first time in the case of State aid for the year 2013.
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