Call: Operating Grants to support Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in view of concluding Framework Partnership Agreements (FPAs) and Specific Grant Agreements (SGAs)
|Type of Fund||Action programme|
|Description of programme
The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. The general objective of LIFE is to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental and climate policy and legislation by co-financing projects with European added value.
The LIFE Programme shall in particular have the following general objectives:
|Link||Link to Programme|
|Description of programme
The sub-programme for Environment covers the priority areas:
Operating Grants to support Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in view of concluding Framework Partnership Agreements (FPAs) and Specific Grant Agreements (SGAs)
|Description of call |
"Operating Grants to support Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in view of concluding Framework Partnership Agreements (FPAs) and Specific Grant Agreements (SGAs)"
The LIFE operating grants for NGOs aim to strengthen the participation of civil society in the EU policy dialogue, as well as to support implementation and enforcement of Union environmental and climate objectives by the beneficiaries. The objective of this Call is to promote better environmental and climate governance by broadening stakeholder involvement, including NGOs, in policy consultation and implementation. This call for proposals aims at identifying framework partners to which the EASME may, at a later stage, award specific operating grants. Those specific operating grants shall foresee co-financing of the operating costs of NGOs related to the eligible activities provided for in the framework partners' 2020 and 2021 Work Programmes.
|Link||Link to Call|
|Thematic Focus||Climate, Sustainability, Natural ressources, Environment & biodiversity|
|Funding area|| EU Member States |
|Origin of Applicant|| EU Member States |
|Eligible applicants||NGO / NPO|
|Project Partner Details||Applicants will have to demonstrate a structure and activities covering at least three European Union Member States.|
|Project duration max||24 months|
|Further info|| Duration of Framework Partnership Agreement: 24 months |
Duration of Specific Grant Agreement is 12 months
Activities may not start before 01.01.2020
|Type of Funding||Grant|
|Financial details|| Total call budget: 12 million €
Co-financing rate: max. 60%
|Submission|| Applications must be sent to the following address: |
Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME), Unit B.3, Secretariat, COV2 8/074
|Contact Details|| |
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