Blue Action Fund
Type of project: Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) to Climate Change in the Western Indian Ocean. The Fund will provide grants to NGOs for projects that support coastal and marine EbA and sustainable livelihoods including food security.
Location: Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa and Tanzania
Eligibility: Eligible applicants are NGOs or consortia of NGOs with proven experience in coastal and marine conservation and sustainable livelihood development in the area. Partners must have demonstrated capacity to implement larger projects, and their reporting and financial management systems must be compliant with internationally recognised standards. The Fund encourages applications of consortia of NGOs that include local implementing partners. All projects must receive the endorsement of the
appropriate authority/authorised body of the country/ies in which the project is located.
Grant size: EUR 2-5 million over 3-4 years with up to 25% match funding secured.
Deadline: 10 December