Commission in decision SA.39652* Aid measures which are funded by beneficiaries themselves are unlikely to constitute State aid. De minimis aid may be granted on condition that not only individual awards of aid remain below the various thresholds defined in different de minimis regulations but also that the overall amount over any three-year period remains below the thresholds. This case suggest that Member States have a problem in ensuring that the overall amount does not exceed the relevant threshold. Another major issue was whether the resources that were used to fund a measure were state or private property. The case provides useful guidance on how to treat resources that are contributed by
The EU Commission reminds that aid measures which are funded by beneficiaries themselves are unlikely to constitute State aid (Flemish Centre for Agricultural and Fisheries Marketing)
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