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  • Integrated News SMG 3116

    Seoul Metropolitan Government(SMG) hereby announces the Subsidy Plan for Vitalizing Cultural Events of Foreign Residents in Seoul. For those eligible for SMG’s Subsidy Plan, please refer to the following and submit the application and relevant documents.

    2011. 2. 16
    Mayor of Seoul

    1. Eligibility

    • ● Cultural event hosted by a foreign embassy or foreign community in Seoul
    • ● Cultural event hosted by a civic group
      ※ Events using SMG’s facilities, such as the Seoul Forest, Seoul Grand Park and Gyeonghuigung, are preferable

    2. Subsidy Amount

    • ● Partial support for event expenses (within 80%)
    • ● Maximum subsidy amount is limited to 6 million KRW

    3. Obligations

    • ● Subsidy must not be used for any purpose other than the applied cultural event. Approval from the Mayor of SMG is required prior to making any changes in the content or budget of the event plan that occurred for special reasons.
    • ● Subsidies cannot be used for any other purposes, thus if violated, the decision to subsidize can be withdrawn, and the recipients can be requested to return all subsidies.
    • ● Applicant must prepare an application, document introducing the community, and a detailed event plan. After finishing an individual event, submit a final report that includes the following documents and subsidy will be given within 30 days

      – Accounting Documentation
      ▸ For registered institutions: tax bill or credit card receipt
      ▸ For unregistered institutions or individuals: tax bill or credit card receipt, cash receipt
      ▸ Only accounting documentation that has been issued within the Republic of Korea are valid
      ※ Please note that only the above accounting documentation will be approved

      – Final Report(attach the following documents)
      ▸ Current Status of Host Organization
      ▸ Summary of event and content details
      ▸ Actual event expenses and detailed expenditure
      ▸ Self-evaluation and participant satisfaction measurement results
      ▸ Media report resources and other supporting evidence(photographs, etc.)

    • ●『SMG Subsidy Management Law』shall apply to the method of subsidy distribution․ usage, post management and others

    4. Application

    • ● Period: Monday, February 21 ~ Friday, February 25, 2011
    • ● Required Documents: application, document introducing the community, detailed event plan
      ※ Application form can be downloaded from SMG’s homepage (http://www.seoul.go.kr) in the Announcement section, or from Seoul Global Center’s homepage (http://global.seoul.go.kr)
      ※ Additional documents may be required if necessary
    • ● Use of Language: Korean or English
    • ● Application method: by visit, e-mail or mail(must arrive before due date)
    • ● Where to apply: Seoul Metropolitan Government, Foreign Residents Assistance Division

      – TEL: (02) 2171-2850 (Kor)/(02) 2171-2853 (Eng)
      – Address: 3rd fl, Press Center, 25 Taepyeongno 1-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul Metropolitan Government
      – E-mail: geojyh97@seoul.go.kr
      ※ In principle, inquiries should be made via E-mail