For more information about funding possibilities, thematic priority areas and application modalities, please contact ZUG gGmbH.
What measures are eligible for funding?
Funding is provided for projects that focus on environmental protection. Practical measures may include the following areas:
- Immission control
- Air pollution control
- Water management
- Circular economy
- Chemical policy
- Resource conservation
- Marine conservation
- Soil conservation
Additional activities to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are also envisaged. Funding will be granted to projects that address overarching issues of environmental policy (e.g. participation processes, gender equality, digitalisation) as well.
Who is eligible to apply?
Those eligible to apply are:
- Non-governmental organisations
- Think tanks
- Universities and research institutes
- Non-profit enterprises and organisations
To be eligible to apply, applicants must be based in EU or EFTA member states, although partners from neighbouring states may also be included. Project activities must have a charitable, non-profit approach. Projects involving activities carried out exclusively in Germany are not eligible for funding.