Parks Dinarides – the Dinarides Protected Areas Network, together with WWF Adria, announce a competition for the award of funds from the Grant Program for Protected Areas.
The Grant Program 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 local and regional level.
Projects under this Program can be implemented at national and/or regional level in the following countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Macedonia, Serbia and Slovenia.
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.
Objective of the Grant Program for Protected Areas
The main objective of the call for project proposals is to build a partnership 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 Grant Program for Protected Areas are:
The total amount for financing from the Grant Program is 100,000.00 EUR. Minimum amount for grant/support per project is 3,000.00 EUR, and maximum amount is 7,000.00 EUR. All submitted projects are obliged to contribute with minimum 30% of total budget.
The deadline for the submission of project proposals is March 1, 2018.
All documents for applications are available at www.parksdinarides.org/en/activities/competition_for_the_award_of_grants_within_the_grant_program_for_protected_areas/