Association for Regional Development of Upper Nitra (r. of 1994) and its executive section Regional Developing Agency (ZRRHN RRA) has got the statute of a Regional Information Centre (www.nsrr.sk/aktuality). Regional Development Agency (RRA) is a regional information centre that provides information for potential end receivers of assistance within the frame of operational programmes of the SR and in the cross-border cooperation of SR. Apart from this, the centre provides consulting services on the possibilities of utilization of structural funds of the EU and other sources of finances as is the state budget or a specific grant, VÚC (higher territorial unit), municipality, physical entity, legal entity, loans and contributions from international organizations, grants following from the international agreements between SR and other states and supplementary sources of the EU for the support of the regional development. Project activity belongs to the most important activities dealt with by the Regional Developing Agency. We can help in all phases of the project cycle. This cycle is a method by which the projects are prepared and implemented. Quality preparation and project management predetermines the final result and impact of the project. We are simultaneously a tool of the Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development of the Slovak Republic (www.mindop.sk)
for the support of development of regions falling behind.
Regional Developing Agency plays the important role in the scope of establishing partnerships on a local and regional level. Our organization is a member of the Integrated network of regional developing agencies of the SR (www.isrra.sk) and the member of the CONSENZIO NETWORK (www.theculturenet.org) aimed at the preparation and implementation of international projects.Regional development agency provides the following tasks within the scope of its projects:
1. consulting services and preparation of projects and/or applications for a non-repayable
2. preparation and elaboration of project schemes,
3. implementation of projects,
4. partner participation on project implementation,
5. monitoring and assessment of projects,
6. creation of analyses and databases.