LIFE 2014-2020: Environment Sub-Programme - LIFE Preparatory Projects

European Union (EU)

Grant amount: Up to €1,800,000

Deadline: Sep 20, 2018 7:00am PDT

Applicant type: Government Entity Nonprofit For-Profit Business

Funding uses: Applied Project / Program

Location of project: French Southern Territories; Anguilla; Aruba; Austria; Belgium Expand all

Location of residency: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus Expand all

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Preparatory projects address specific needs for the development and implementation of Union environmental or climate policy and legislation. The specific topics are indicated in the application guide. In 2018, a call for proposals for Preparatory Projects will be published under the LIFE sub-programme for Environment but no call will be published under the LIFE sub-programme for Climate Action.

Under the 2018 call, proposals may be submitted only to address the following specific needs:

  • Grazing for wildfire prevention, ecosystem service provision, nature conservation and landscape management (€ 500,000)
  • Support for Air Quality Plans under Directive 2008/50/EC (€ 1, 000,000)
  • Better ‘support to the transition to circular economy’ in networks engaging innovation, regional and environmental agencies, philanthropy and financial market actors (3 projects, each with max. EU contribution €350,000)
  • Providing support for Biodiversity Action in the EU's Outermost Regions (BEST) (€ 1,800,000)

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