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Factsheet for measure ES-2020-50/1900 – measures in Spain

Financial support to Third Sector Social Action entities in Madrid

Ayudas para prestar apoyo financiero a las entidades del Tercer Sector de Acción Social madrileñas dirigidas a la atención a personas con discapacidad y/o enfermedad mental o en situación de vulnerabilidad o exclusión social afectadas por la crisis sanitaria de la COVID-19

Country Spain , applies regionally

    • – ES30 Comunidad de Madrid
Time period Temporary, 09 December 2020 – 15 December 2020
Context COVID-19
Type Legislations or other statutory regulations
Category Measures to prevent social hardship
– Protection of vulnerable groups (beyond employment support)
Author Oscar Molina (UAB) and Eurofound
Measure added 28 April 2021 (updated 12 May 2021)

Background information

The objective of this policy is to repair the unfavorable consequences that the crisis generated by COVID-19, is causing the attention given to the people with disabilities, mentally ill and people in vulnerable situations or social exclusion, to link it with the need for Third Sector Entities to continue carrying out their ordinary actions for the benefit of said groups, since most organizations in this sector have been affected, to the point that they have had to reschedule their activity to attend to social emergencies caused by this crisis.

Content of measure

This policy consists of subsidies to entities of the Third Sector of Social Action, of a social nature or disability to compensate the expenses incurred as a result of the health crisis of COVID-19.

Can benefit from these grants those organizations of the Third Sector of Social Action defined in article 2 of Law 43/2015, of October 9;

  • Whose purpose is intended to care for people in situations of vulnerability or social exclusion.
  • Whose purpose is intended to care for people with disabilities and / or mental illness and their families.

Entities may only be beneficiaries in one of the two lines.

A total of €20 million are contemplated for the two lines; €13 million for the first line, and €7 million for the second.

Use of measure

No information available.

Target groups

Workers Businesses Citizens
Does not apply to workers Sector specific set of companies
Does not apply to citizens

Actors and funding

Actors Funding
Local / regional government
Regional funds

Social partners

Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:

Trade unions Employers' organisations
Role No involvement No involvement
Form Not applicable Not applicable

Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:

  • No involvement
  • Main level of involvement: N/A

Involvement

No involvement of social partners has been reported.

Views and reactions

No views of social partners on this policy measure have been reported.

Sectors and occupations

    • Economic area Sector (NACE level 2)
      Q - Human Health And Social Work Activities Q88 Social work activities without accommodation

This case is not occupation-specific.

Sources

  • 02 December 2020: ACUERDO de 2 de diciembre de 2020, del Consejo de Gobierno, por el que se aprueban las normas reguladoras y se establece el procedimiento de concesión directa de ayudas destinadas a prestar apoyo financiero a las entidades del Tercer Sector de Acción Social madrileñas dirigidas a la atención a personas con discapacidad y/o enfermedad mental o en situación de vulnerabilidad o exclusión social afectadas por la crisis sanitaria de la COVID-19 (www.bocm.es)

Citation

Eurofound (2021), Financial support to Third Sector Social Action entities in Madrid , measure ES-2020-50/1900 (measures in Spain), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/ES-2020-50_1900.html

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