EU Funding opportunities

The European Union provides funding for environmental, nature conservation, climate and many other topics projects, as well as many other donors. Have a look on that page about EU Funding opportunities and Protected Areas, maybe you will find a good program for your good project’s idea!!

EUROPARC will update this page with the most important opportunities for protected areas, but this information will not be exhaustive, so please always visit the official donors’ websites. Here are the links for:

  • EU LIFE Funding
  • INTERREG Europe
  • European Maritime and Fisheries Fund
  • Calls for Proposals by DG REGIO


All info about LIFE, the most important EU program for biodiversity here.

Watch the video of the  LIFE Info Day 2020 30 Apr 2020 – 6 Oct 2020

The slides of the EU LIFE Info Day are available here.


Interreg Europe offers opportunities for regional and local public authorities across Europe to share ideas and experience on public policy in practice, therefore improving strategies for their citizens and communities. We invite you to visit the official website!

Europe, let’s cooperate

Europe, let’s cooperate! online that took place on 9 June 2020

Watch the intervention about the Future of Interreg Europe by Nicolas Singer, European Commission:

EU Funding for Tourism

EU offers a wide range of funding programmes financed by the new budget, Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027, and Next Generation EU. Find all relevant information in the Online guide on EU Funding for Tourism.

Marine Protected Areas and fishery

The EU provides funding for the fishing industry and coastal communities through the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF).

You can find more info on this page (European Commission) and this page (EUROPARC).

Publication of Calls for Proposals by DG REGIO

This website provides regular information about European Commission calls for proposals in the area of Cohesion Policy.

EU Funding programmes that support research and innovation projects, with links to open and upcoming calls: official page.

Please, feel free to contact us if you need further information, support or if you are searching for a project partner!