Blue Action Fund

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Project Type

Funding Sources

The Blue Action Fund invites NGOs to propose projects that:

  • Enhance management of marine protected areas (MPAs) or establish new MPAs;
  • Support sustainable livelihoods in coastal communities dependent on MPAs;
  • Are situated in the West Indian Ocean;
  • Ask for a contribution of EUR 1-3 million;
  • Can be completed within 3-5 years.

Currently, Blue Action Fund expects to fund 4-6 grants, worth up to EUR 12 million.

Detailed information on both general project requirements and the application process can be found at: