Blue Action Fund 

Type of project: Projects that result in newly established or better managed marine protected areas as well as enhanced livelihood conditions in coastal communities.

Location: Africa´s Atlantic coast: Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal, The Gambia, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe, The Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Namibia, South Africa.

Eligibility: NGOs that are well-grounded in the target country; have experience of the size and type of project proposed; and are willing to fund at least 25% of the total project costs may apply. Applications by consortia of NGOs that include local implementing partners are encouraged.

Grant size: €1–3 million

Deadline: 16 July