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LIFE call for action grants 2016: more than €330 million available

May 20, 2016 | News

(20 May 2016) – The 2016 call for action grants for the LIFE programme was launched yesterday. It covers proposals for both environment and climate action sub-programmes.


The total budget for project action grants for this call is €337 536 184. Of this amount, €273 936 184 has been allocated to the sub-programme for environment and €63 600 000 has been allocated to the sub-programme for climate action.

At least 55% of the environment allocation will be dedicated to projects supporting the conservation of nature and biodiversity.

Applications are welcomed from public bodies, private commercial organisations and private non-commercial organisations (NGOs).

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