Department for Sociocultural Promotion, MIDES

Promoción Sociocultural. Ministerio de Desarrollo Social
Objetivos clave de la medida:

The main objectives of the Department of Sociocultural Promotion of the Ministry for Social Development (MIDES) are as follows:
•    Managing the fund for the support of socio-cultural projects
•    Generation of a community anchor
•    Promotion of socio-cultural rights.

Alcance de la medida:
Regional, National
Naturaleza de la medida:
financial, institutional
Característica principal de la medida:

The Department for Sociocultural Promotion of the National Directorate of Sociocultural Promotion was created in 2013 with the task of calling for sociocultural projects, among other actions. Such projects are supported by money transfers (up to $80,000 Uruguayan pesos) and receive the department´s expert sociocultural follow-up.
Open calls ask for the submission of sociocultural projects, i.e. activities conceived as creative and productive measures aiming to capacity-building, knowledge ownership and the creation of self-management networks with an impact on community space and the potential of providing answers to problems of common sociocultural interest.
Such community collectives may include groups of young people and adults, neighbourhood groups and committees, people taking part in MIDES-organised programmes, cooperatives, etc.

Resultados esperados a través de la implementación de la medida:

The fund is committed to sustainable sociocultural projects increasing opportunities of full citizenship development by focusing particularly on minority groups.

Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida:

Approximately 130 to 300 projects will receive funding.
Annual budget: $157,419 dollars.

Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)