Beyond the commonplace sources of funding, a municipality can source capital though European programmes. Indicatively for the environment and waste management sector we note:
- LIFE Programmes
Subject Matter Categories: Proposal Characteristics: : every proposal must include 1-5 beneficiaries from at least 3 different selected countries.
Budget: 500.000 euros – 1.500.000 euros / proposal
How do I submit a proposal: Relevant invitations are announced at regular intervals
- Horizon 2020:
Main aim: innovation
Percentage of subsidy / co-funding: up to 100% Subject Matter Categories: Concerns a plethora of categories. Indicatively:
- Environment and climate change
- Regional development
Who’s eligible to participate: A municipality can be a potential beneficiary of the Horizon 2020 programme and can participate in a proposal, either as the lead, or as a partner.
How do I submit a proposal: How do I submit a proposal: Relevant invitations are announced at regular intervals
Proposal characteristics: Proposal characteristics: In most types of activities the participation of three independent organisations from three different member states or connected countries is required.