Call for proposals 2021 - LIFE Operating Grants - Specific Grant Agreements in support of non-profit organisations primarily active in the fields of environment and/or climate action, including the clean energy transition LIFE-2021-NGO-OG-SGA Closed!


The LIFE operating grants for non-profit making entities aim to strengthen the participation of civil society in the EU policy dialogue, as well as to support implementation and enforcement of Union environmental and climate objectives by the beneficiaries. The present call for proposals targets operating grants aimed at achieving the objectives of the Environment, Nature, Climate and Clean Energy Transition LIFE sub-programmes.


This call covers the following topics:

  • LIFE-2021-NGO-OG-SGA: SGA LIFE operating grants (LIFE-FPA-OG - LIFE Operating Grants Framework Partnerships)

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 12,37 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 28 September 2021 - one month ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for the Environment

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