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Life Calls 2019

The LIFE programme has launched its 2019 call for proposals, underlining its commitment to supporting projects that protect the environment and tackle the impact of climate change.
 
 
The total budget for project action grants in this year's call is over €395.3 million. Of this, over €311 million is foreseen for the sub-programme for Environment and €84.3 million for the sub-programme for Climate Action. At least 78.7% 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.

For the sub-programme for Environment, the call covers action grants for Traditional projects, Preparatory projects, Integrated projects and Technical Assistance projects

For the sub-programme for Climate Action, this call will cover action grants for Traditional projects, Integrated projects and Technical Assistance projects​.
Applications are welcomed from public bodies, private commercial organisations and private non-commercial organisations (NGOs). Proposals may be submitted by legal persons (entities) registered in the EU.


Calendar for submission of project applications:

 

Traditional projects

 

Grant Type

Opening Date

Deadline: Phase I (concept note)

Indicative Deadline: Phase II (full proposal)

Climate Change Mitigation

04 April 2019

 N/A

12 September 2019

Climate Change Adaptation

04 April 2019

 N/A

12 September 2019

Climate Governance & Information       

04 April 2019

 N/A

12 September 2019

Environment & Resource Efficiency  

04 April 2019

17 June 2019

February 2020

Nature ​& Biodiversity              

04 April 2019

19 June 2019

February 2020

Environmental Governance​ & Information

04 April 2019

19 June 2019

February 2020

 

Preparatory Projects

 

Publication of call:

 

24 May 2019

Deadline:

 

24 September 2019 | 16:00 Brussels local time

 

Integrated Projects

 

Publication of call:

 

04 April 2019

Deadline:

Phase I (concept note)

 

05 September 2019

Indicative Deadline:

Phase II (full proposal)

 

13 March 2020

Technical Assistance projects

 

Publication of call:

 

11 April 2019

Deadline:

 

12 June 2019


 
For more information about LIFE Calls 2019 access here: LIFE Funding or contact the LIFE UNIT at life.msdec@gov.mt​.