(01 June 2015) – Today, the LIFE programme launched a call for projects that protect the environment and tackle the impact of climate change.
The 2015 call for action grants for the LIFE programme covers proposals for both environment and climate action sub-programmes. The total budget for project action grants for this call is €240 811 337.
Of this amount, €184 141 337 has been allocated to project action grants for the sub-programme for environment and €56 670 000 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.
On 15 June, the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) will launch a call for NGOs active in the field of environment and/or climate action to present proposals for LIFE operating grants (€9 000 000). These grants cover certain administrative and operational costs for the financial year 2016.