LIFE: milieu en klimaat
The Commission invites legal persons (entities) registered in the European Union (EU) to present proposals for the 2014 Call for proposals for LIFE Action Grants. The call covers proposals for both LIFE sub-programmes.For the sub-programme for Environment, this call will cover action grants "Traditional" projects, Preparatory projects, Integrated projects, Technical Assistance projects and Capacity Building projects. For the sub-programme for Climate Action, this call will cover action grants only for "Traditional" projects and Capacity Building projects (the other types will be covered from 2015 onwards). Integrated projectsIntegrated projects (sub-programme for Environment, not for Climate Action) are projects implementing on a large territorial scale (regional, multi-regional, national or trans-national scale) environmental or climate plans or strategies required by specific Union environmental or climate legislation, developed pursuant to other Union acts or developed by Member States' authorities, primarily in the areas of nature (including Natura 2000 network management), water, waste, air and climate change mitigation and adaptation*, while ensuring involvement of stakeholders and promoting the coordination with and mobilisation of at least one other relevant Union, national or private funding source. * Note that this year's call does not include integrated projects for Climate Action. Technical Assistance projectsTechnical Assistance projects (sub-programme for Environment, not for Climate Action) provide, by way of action grants, financial support to help applicants prepare integrated projects. Capacity Building projects provide financial support to activities required to build the capacity of Member States, including LIFE national or regional contact points, with a view to enabling Member States to participate more effectively in the LIFE Programme. "Traditional" projects"Traditional" projects cover the following priority areas:LIFE Nature & BiodiversityLIFE Environment & Resource EfficiencyLIFE Environmental Governance & InformationLIFE Climate Change MitigationLIFE Climate Change AdaptationLIFE Climate Governance and Information
The total budget for project action grants for this call is EUR 283 122 966. Of this, EUR 238 862 966 is foreseen for the sub-programme for Environment and EUR 44 260 000 for the sub-programme for Climate Action. At least 55% of the budgetary resources allocated to projects supported by way of action grants under the sub-programme for Environment shall be dedicated to projects supporting the conservation of nature and biodiversity.
Proposals may be submitted by legal persons (entities) registered in the EU. Applicants may fall into three types of beneficiaries: (1) public bodies, (2) private commercial organisations and (3) private non-commercial organisations (including NGOs).
Info & contact
Meer lezen en alle relevante documenten op http://ec.europa.eu/environment/life/funding/life2014/index.htm Contact in Vlaanderen/België: Agentschap voor Natuur en BosCentrale Diensten Ms. Els MARTENSKoning Albert II-laan 20 bus 8 B - 1000 BruxellesTel: +32 2 553 7686 E-mail: email@example.com Ms. Stefanie HugelierAttaché senior environment - Multilateral and Strategic Affairs DG Environmentplace Victor Horta 40 bte 10B - 1060 BruxellesTel: +32 2 524 96 88E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org