The value of the Public Invitation is 900 thousand kuna, and applications last until June 10 this year. The county will co-finance up to a maximum of 50% of the total eligible costs, with a minimum co-financing of HRK 5.000,00, while the maximum amount is up to HRK 30.000,00, with the maximum amount depending on the number of applications received and the number of application points earned. “Last year, the amount of the Public Call amounted to one million kuna, 88 applications were received, and 58 applications fully met the criteria and were entitled to a grant in the amount of 6.000 to 27.000 kuna, depending on the requested funds and points collected. What I want to emphasize is that there were as many as 41 new entrepreneurs among the applicants. Thanks to these funds of Varaždin County, the number of beds in private accommodation is higher by 150 new beds, which is as much as 15% of the total number of beds in our County.”Emphasized the chairwoman of the Tourist Board of Varaždin County Natalija Martinčević. Legal and natural persons (private renters) and family farms that have a registered additional activity tourism can apply for the tender. In addition to providing funds for investments in already registered accommodation facilities, this tender is one of the few that provides an incentive for opening of new accommodation facilities with the aim of increasing accommodation capacities and overnight stays. / / / CATALOG OF HOLDERS OF THE STANDARD “HOLIDAY HOMES WITH A STORY” IN VARAŽDIN COUNTY PRESENTED “I am especially glad that three projects for equipping and building presentation centers (buckwheat, wine and pumpkin oil), which will be the first of their kind in the County after the realization, also applied for last year’s invitation. I am sure that this year Holiday Homes with a Story will be very attractive especially in these conditions of social distance”Said Martinčević, emphasizing that the goal of the Public Invitation is to increase accommodation capacities. Varaždin County has announced a public call for grants in tourism in 2020.