MedPAN’s Calls for small projects

Supporting Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) is at the heart of MedPAN’s mission.

To this end, the network has set up a small projects scheme that aims to help MPAs provide a sustainable protection of biodiversity, while ensuring the sustainable economic development of human based activities.

These small projects provide direct support to MPA managers for the implementation of concrete actions, which will improve management effectiveness, test pilot schemes or put in place tools that can be useful to other MPAs.

The Calls for Small Projects aim to reinforce MPA management. These Calls for Small Projects are open to organisations that are in charge of the management of a Mediterranean MPA, as well as other organisations (NGOs, private companies, scientific institutions, etc.) working with authorities that are responsible for the management of Mediterranean MPAs.


MedPAN launches 3 new Calls for Small Projects

MedPAN is launching 3 Calls for Small Projects to support the actions led in Marine Protected Areas (MPA) in the Mediterranean.

Each project leader can submit only one application form for all three on-going Calls for Small Projects.

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Call #1: Regular Call for Small Projects

The Call is open to all Mediterranean coutries.  
You will find all the details regarding participation eligibility, the type of projects that are required and the selection process in the Rules document of the Call for Small Projects.
To submit a grant request:
  1. Read carefully the Rules and assess whether your structure and project are eligible.
    Download the Rules of the regular Call for Small Projects.
  2. Fill in the Grant Application Form.
    Download here the Grant Application Form.
  3. Send it with all the necessary documents to projet[AT]medpan.org by October 28th 2018 at midnight.

Call #2: Thematic Call for Small Projects on Habitat mapping

The Call targets habitat mapping. The eligible MPAs are located in one of the 4 sub-regions: Alboran Sea, Straight of Sicily/Tunisia, South of the Adriatic Sea/North of the Ionian Sea and Central Aegean Sea/Cyprus Basin.
You will find all the details regarding participation eligibility, the type of projects that are required and the selection process in the Rules document of the thematic Call for Small Projects.
To submit a grant request:
  1. Carefully read the Rules and assess whether your structure and project are eligible.
    Download the Rules of the thematic Call for Small Projects on habitat mapping.
  2. Fill in the Grant Application Form.
    Download the Grant Application Form.
  3. Send it with all the necessary documents to projet[AT]medpan.org by October 28th 2018 at midnight.

Call #3: Thematic Call for Small Projects on Sustainable management of marine turtles

The Call targets the sustainable management of marine turtles by MPAs. The eligible MPAs have to demonstrate recurrent nesting activity over time.
You will find all the details regarding participation eligibility, the type of projects that are required and the selection process in the Rules document of the thematic Call for Small Projects.
To submit a grant request:
  1. Carefully read the Rules and assess whether your structure and project are eligible.
    Download the Rules of the thematic Call for Small Projects on marine turtles.
  2. Fill in the Grant Application Form.
    Download the Grant Application Form.
  3. Send it with all the necessary documents to projet[AT]medpan.org by October 28th 2018 at midnight.

44 projects already supported!

From 2011 to 2017, seven Calls for Small Projects were launched and 30 projects were funded. Thanks to the last Calls for Small Projects that closed in the end of 2017, 14 new small projects are ongoing in 2018. More information on the 14 projects selected in 2018.

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