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Interreg Baltic Sea Region — Seed Money Call

Interreg Baltic Sea Region provides seed money to support the preparation of projects in line with the Action Plan of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR). The Programme area covers eight EU Member States (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, parts of Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Sweden) and two partner countries (Norway and parts of Russia). Seed money applications can be submitted by national, regional or local authorities. The total budget of a seed money project is €50 thousand. Draft applications have to be submitted by 09 December 2019. Find details

Center for Mediterranean Integration — Mediterranean Water Heroes Contest

The Center for Mediterranean Integration and partners invite applications for the 4th Mediterranean Water Heroes Contest. Winners will participate in the CMI 2020 World Water Day workshop in Murcia, Spain (March 2020) with covered travel and accommodation. World Water Day 2020 will focus on “Water and Climate Change.” Young researchers, entrepreneurs and activists (18-35 years) working on water challenges in the Mediterranean from Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Montenegro, Palestinian Territories, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Tunisia and Turkey are eligible to apply. Team applications will be accepted. Applications can be submitted in English and Arabic. Deadline for applications is 15 December 2019. Find the contest

Karelia CBC — Cross-Border Cooperation

Karelia CBC is a cross-border cooperation program between the European Union and Russia. The current call for proposals invites environmental activities with focus on improving living environments, with special focus on waste management and preserving/improving biodiversity in Finland and Russia (see detailed regional specifications in the call for proposals). The overall amount made available under this call is €5 million. Each project should include an infrastructure investment component with minimum of €1 million. All projects must include at least one partner from Finland and one partner from Russia. Eligibility extends to nonprofit projects submitted by government agencies, organizations, universities, research institutes, and private companies. The deadline is 05 December 2019. About

European Commission — Sustainable and Organic Food Systems

The ERA-NET SUSFOOD2 and CORE Organic Cofunds (SF/CO) launches a joint call for transnational research project proposals on sustainable and organic food systems. The call aims to reinforce research cooperation between EU members and associated states to develop more sustainable food systems from production to consumption. The maximum budget is €1.5 million per research proposal. The call is open to research consortia comprised of a minimum of 3 independent legal entities from a minimum of 3 different SF/CO partner countries. A full list of eligible countries from the EU, Eastern Europe, and the MENA region is provided in the call document. The Joint Call follows a 2-step procedure. Closing date for submission of pre-proposals is 04 November 2019. Find the call

United Nations Development Programme — Green and Sustainable Cities in Moldova

The UNDP-GEF Project “Moldova Sustainable Green Cities” launches a call for proposals within the Fast Track Challenge Program. The program provides financial support of up to US$8 thousand to innovative projects contributing to low carbon green city development. The thematic areas covered by this program include waste management, and energy efficiency, among others. Applicants must have a for-profit entity registered in the Republic of Moldova. The deadline for submitting the project proposals is 31 July 2019. Details here

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development — Central European Initiative, Know-How Exchange 2019

The Know-how Exchange Program co-finances the transfer of know-how and best practices from EU to non-EU member countries of the Central European Initiative (CEI). Thematic areas in the current call by KEP-Italy include energy, environment, and agriculture and rural development (among others). Proposals are submitted by organizations in CEI member states which are also member states of the European Union for knowledge transfers to non-EU member states of the CEI. The non-EU members of the CEI are Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Ukraine. The maximum grant is €40 thousand. The closing date for expressions of interest is 01 July 2019. Find the call for proposals

U.S. Agency for International Development — Agriculture Development in Ukraine

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks applications for funding of an activity entitled “Agriculture Growing Rural Opportunities (AGRO) Activity in Ukraine”. The aim of this activity is to accelerate the economic development of rural Ukrainian communities and create profitable small and medium agricultural businesses. The Cooperative Agreement will grant a total amount up to $35 million over a 5-year period. Non-profit or for-profit non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are eligible to apply. Applications have to be submitted by 01 July 2019. Link

European Union — Central European Initiative, Call for Proposals 2019

The CEI makes grants to support its action plan. Cooperation projects are mainly for seminars, workshops, training courses, and other kinds of meetings. Priority themes include climate, environment, sustainable energy, and others. Projects can be submitted by all public and private bodies in CEI’s member states, as well as by international and regional organizations. Preference is for proposals submitted from CEI’s non-EU member states (Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, and Ukraine). Grants are up to €15 thousand. The application deadline is 24 July 2019. Link

European Commission — Environment & Climate Change in Macedonia

The European Commission aims to strengthen the capacity of civil society organisations in Macedonia. The objective of this call is to empower civil society to actively take part in decision making. One of the priority sectors unter this call is Environment & Climate Change (air pollution, solid waste management, energy efficiency & renewable resources, etc.). Grants requested under this call for proposals must fall between €40 thousand and €80 thousand. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations registered in Macedonia. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 19 August 2019. Here

EuroScience — European Young Researchers’ Award 2020

The European Young Researchers’ Award (EYRA) aims to inspire early stage researchers in all research areas to incorporate a European dimension and perspective into their research. The 2020 call is open to early-career PhD and post-doctoral researchers from any nationality, who work in a European country. The award consists of a certificate, free participation (including travel) at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF), and one year free EuroScience membership. The deadline for applications is 31 August 2019. Find more info