The City of Prague and its municipalities have the possibility to obtain finances from EU structural funds. The programs from the periods 2004 – 2006 and 2007 – 2013 (Operational Program Prague Adaptability and Competitiveness) are followed by Operational Program Prague – Growth Pole of the Czech Republic in the period 2014 – 2020. This is a multi-fund program aimig for support of investment projects and development of human resources. Apart from the EU structural programs, it is possible to submit applications for finances in announced tenders for communitarian programs, where it is possible to apply for so-called ‘soft’, i.e. non-investment projects. For more information see the section Communitarian Programs.The City of Prague and its Representation in Brussels help during the establishment of partnerships between individual municipalities and regions of the EU Member States.