Parks Dinarides – the network of protected areas of Dinarides, together with WWF Adria, announces a competition for the award of funds from the Grants Programme for Protected Areas.
The Grants Programme for Protected Areas is intended for managers of protected areas in the Dinaric Arc region to improve relations and dialogue between protected areas and their local communities and build partnerships at the local and regional level.
Projects under this Programme can be implemented at the national and/or regional level in the following countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia. Protected areas from these countries can apply as Lead Applicants.
Protected areas from Croatia and Slovenia can participate in the competition as regional partners.
The priority when awarding grants is given to protected areas - members of the Parks Dinarides network, and other national parks, nature parks and regional parks from the eight countries of the Dinaric region are invited to apply as well.
The objective of the Grants Programme for Protected Areas
The main objective of the call is to build partnership and enhance the level of cooperation between protected areas and representatives of local communities based on principles of accountability, transparency and participation.
The specific objectives of the call are:
Priority areas for the Grants Programme for Protected Areas are:
The total amount for financing from the Grants Programme is 57,000.00 EUR. The minimum amount for grant/support per project is 3,000.00 EUR, and the maximum amount is 7,000.00 EUR. All submitted projects are obliged to contribute with a minimum of 30% of the total budget.
The deadline for the submission of project proposals is December 31, 2020.
All documents for applications along with detailed Guidelines for Applicants are available in the right corner of this page
The Grants Programme for Protected Areas is implementing within the project Protected Areas for Nature and People in partnership with WWF Adria, with support of Swedish International Development Agency – Sida