Climate Governance and Information

Climate Governance and Information

Available Funding: 
€ 63.6 million
Description: 

LIFE Climate Governance and Information co-finances action grants for information, awareness and dissemination projects that promote awareness raising on climate matters and knowledge on sustainable development. Actions should support communication, management, and dissemination of information in the field of the climate and to facilitate knowledge sharing on successful climate solutions and practice as well as promote and contribute to more effective compliance with and enforcement of Union climate legislation.

Eligible Applicants: 

Legal persons (entities) registered in the EU can apply for the Action Grants. Moreover, applicants may fall into three types of beneficiaries:

  • Public bodies
  • Private commercial organisations
  • Private non-commercial organisations (including NGOs)
Project Length: 

There is no pre-determined project duration for a LIFE project. The project duration must correspond to what is necessary to complete all of the project's actions and to reach all its objectives. Most projects last for 2–5 years.

Further Financing Information: 

The overall financial envelope for the implementation of the LIFE Programme is € 3,457 Billion, 25% of which is allocated to the sub-programme Climate Action (€ 864,163,750).

The first LIFE Multiannual Work Programme covering the period 2014-2017 foresees a budget of € 449.2 million for the sub-programme for climate action. Of this, € 63.6 million will be made available for the 2016 call for proposals.

The overall financial envelope for the implementation of the LIFE Programme is € 3,457 Billion, 25% of which is allocated to the sub-programme Climate Action (€ 864,163,750).

The first LIFE Multiannual Work Programme covering the period 2014-2017 foresees a budget of € 449.2 million for the sub-programme for climate action. Of this, € 63.6 million will be made available for the 2016 call for proposals.

For more Information: 

More information can be found on the website for LIFE Action Grants. Further information related to the priority areas and objectives can be found in the LIFE Regulation.

Member States have set up a network of Life National Contacts Points. The National Contacts Points may provide support to applicants during the preparation and submission phase for further details.

 

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