|Donor:||European Commission (EC) - LIFE|
|Application procedure:||Online Application|
|Eligible applicants:||Non-Profit Organisation, Social Business|
|Grant size:||Large - more than $1,000,000|
|Minimum grant size:||10.000.000€|
|Total available budget:||-|
|Maximum grant size:||30.000.000€|
|Funding ratio:||up to 60%|
- Climate Change
- Environment & Natural Resources
- Research, Technology & Innovation
Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine
Climate change adaptation SIPs should help achieve the objectives of Article 5 of the European Climate Law24 or the EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change. In order to do so, SIPs should support the implementation of national climate change adaptation strategies or plans, as required under the European Climate Law, or comparable regional, multi-regional or transnational strategies and plans. More specifically, they are expected to select and implement a clearly defined set of actions in the corresponding adaptation strategy or plan, which are to be financed by LIFE. Applicants should explain how and to what extent this set of actions will help to implement the overall strategy or plan.
Also, in order to substantially contribute to the implementation of this strategy or plan, SIPs should specify
– additional, complementary adaptation actions, which are to be funded by other EU, national or private funding sources;
– how the project will mobilise complementary funds that can finance activities beyond the scope and timeframe of what is funded by LIFE, like measures to integrate climate adaptation objectives in private investment decisions;
– auxiliary actions that facilitate the implementation of the overall strategy or plan, such as capacity-building;
– how the project ensures the involvement of, and coordination between, all relevant levels of government.
In order to be eligible, the applicants (beneficiaries and affiliated entities) must: be legal entities (public or private bodies).
Proposals must relate to activities taking place in EU countries, Ukraine, Moldova.
The available call budget is €30,000,000. Grants may range from €10,000,000-€30,000,000. They tend to fund 2-3 projects. They fund up to 60% of the costs.
The application deadlines are 05 September 2023 17:00:00 Brussels time and 05 March 2024 17:00:00 Brussels time.