Respond Locally to Global Issues – Call for proposal for local actions on Sustainability

Feb 15, 2023

Environment & climate

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ALDA, in the context of the Operating Grant of the CERV programme –  will support participatory actions in the field of sustainability. Don’t miss your chance to participate, as at least 16 EU BASED ALDA MEMBERS will be funded!

With this call for proposals ALDA will fund actions that support citizens and groups of citizens in their initiatives aimed at improving their local context, building bridges with local authorities in order to make the change real.

🔸Who can be a beneficiary?

The beneficiary must be a EU Based Member of ALDA (by the beginning of 2023) and a legal entity, in the form of a Non-profit organization, Civil Society Organisation, Association, Local Authority, Public Body.

🔸What is the main objective of the call of proposal?

The call for proposals will fund different organizations developing their own projects at the local level, widening public knowledge, awareness and interest about the EU key policies and strategies. In particular the thematic focus of the regranted actions should have a clear link to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and/or the European Green Deal

The regranted initiatives are expected to capitalize their results thanks to their close connection to ALDA key activities and ALDA Thematic Hubs:

  • Environment and Climate, 
  • Community Engagement, 
  • Gender Inclusion & Human Rights,
  • Youth, 
  • Migration.  

Fund your local actions up to 16.000 Euro!

🔸Which is the thematic focus of the Actions?
The thematic focus of the re-granted actions should fall under one or more of the following SDGs:

SDG 3 GOOD HEALTH AND WELL BEING: Ensure healthy lives and well-being for all at all ages

SDG 4 QUALITY EDUCATION: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all 

SDG 5 GENDER EQUALITY : Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

SDG 7 AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

SDG 8 DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH : Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

SDG 10 REDUCED INEQUALITIES Reduce inequality within and among countries

SDG 11 SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

SDG 12 RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.

SDG 13 CLIMATE ACTION: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

SDG 14 LIFE BELOW WATER: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

SDG 15 LIFE ON LAND: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.

SDG 16 PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

🔸How much is the grant?

The contribution from the sub granting scheme will cover 80% of the total eligible costs of the total budget for the activity. The Beneficiary must provide 20% of co-financing

The grants awarded will be:

Group A) 5 grants for submitted proposals with a budget of 10.000,00 EUR  (Maximum Funding 8.000 Eur – Minimum Co Funding 2.000 Eur ),
Group B) 6 grants for submitted proposals with a budget of 15.000,00 EUR, (Maximum Funding 12.000 Eur – Minimum Co-funding 3000 Eur)
Group C) 5 grants for submitted proposals with a budget of 20.000,00 EUR  (Maximum Funding 16.000 Eur – Minimum Co-funding 4000 Eur) 

🔸Where can the project be implemented?

Activities must take place in the EU

🔸How to apply?

Read the full call for proposals to have all the  information about the call and how to apply! The call will be open from February 15th to April 17th at 10:00 CET. Here is the link to send your application.

The applicants will receive support by ALDA team during the proposal writing process. Any question can be sent to this email address.

Do not miss our Q&A Webinar on March 1st from at 14:00 CET

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[Call published on 15 February 2023]


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