Food Wave call launch: let’s lead the change!

Gen 26, 2021

Ambiente e clima Linked project:
Food Wave

Are you a youth-led small Civil Society Organization promoting sustainable production and consumption patterns to fight climate change?

We are looking for you!

Lead the change and participate to our call for proposals with your project idea!

The first call for proposals of the Food Wave Project has been launched and it is directed to youth-led small Civil Society Organizations promoting sustainable production and consumption patterns to fight climate change.

What is the objective of the call for proposals?

The Food Wave Project – co-funded by the EU under the Development Education and Awareness Raising Programme (DEAR) and promoted by the Municipality of Milan together with ActionAid Italia, ACRA, Mani Tese and 25 project partners in 17 countries, including ALDA – will support grass-root initiatives in the field of climate-friendly food consumption behaviors and involve smaller youth organizations interested in joining the action but lacking the necessary means to do so.

How much is the grant for the projects?

More than 20 project ideas will receive a contribution of up to 3000 € each to support the fight against climate change and create a fair and sustainable global food system!

“Lead the change: participate to the Food Wave call for proposals”

Which is the thematic focus?

The proposed projects must address at least one of the following thematic axes:

  • Sustainable diets to reduce the impact on the planet and protect human rights.
  • Local alternative food systems, local producers and territorial markets.
  • Fight against food waste.
  • Sustainable food education and knowledge sharing dissemination.
  • Fight against climate change and equal access to healthy, sustainable and fair food.

Where can the project be implemented?

Activities must take place in one of the following EU Member States: Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, UK.

The activities which will take place in the territories directly involved in the FOOD WAVE project will be privileged.

Please note that the cities directly concerned are: Almere, Brasov, Bruges, Frankfurt, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Malmö, Manchester, Maribor, Molenbeek, Milan, Murcia, NeaSmyrni, Pest, Sofia, Strasbourg, Turin, Warsaw and Zagreb.

How to apply?

Read the full call for proposals, upload your budget, and fill in the full text of the application form to be completed online by the 28th February 2021.

In case you need further information please contact us at this email address:

#CatchTheWave and Lead the Change!



SAVE THE DATE: In order to learn more about the call requirements and hear some tips to improve your application, an online informative session will take place on February 10th at 18.00 on the Food Wave’s Facebook page!