On 1st October, MedPAN launched 3 Calls for Small Projects to support the actions led in Marine Protected Areas (MPA) in the Mediterranean. The Calls for Small Projects aim to reinforce MPA management. Please note that the 3 calls have specific eligibility rules.They all close on 28 October.
You’ll find all the details below.

The Calls for Small Project is open to:

  • Organisations that are in charge of the management of a Mediterranean MPA,
  • Other organisations (NGOs, private companies, scientific institutions, etc.) working with authorities that are responsible for the management of Mediterranean MPAs.
Each project leader can submit only one application form for all three on-going Calls for Small Projects.

Call #1: Regular Call for Small Projects

The Call is open to all Mediterranean coutries.

The MPA management authorities and the organisations who wish to participate will need to send the Grant Application Form to the MedPAN Secretariat before October 28th 2018.

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@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 5 sub-regions: Alboran Sea, Straight of Sicily/Tunisia, South of the Adriatic Sea/North of the Ionian Sea and Central Aegean Sea/Cyprus Basin.

The MPA management authorities and the organisations who wish to participate will need to send the Grant Application Form to the MedPAN Secretariat before October 28th 2018.

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@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.

The MPA management authorities and the organisations who wish to participate will need to send the Grant Application Form to the MedPAN Secretariat before October 28th 2018.

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@medpan.org by October 28th 2018 at midnight.
Don’t hesitate to contact MedPAN secreatriat for any question about these 3 Calls for Small Projects.

These Calls for Small Projects are made possible through the support of the French Facility for Global Environment (FFEM), the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the MAVA Foundation.