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LIFE Programme

The LIFE Programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. On 21 May 2022 it turned thirty

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Reporting

Find the answers to the most recurrent questions about project implementation.

Projects and results

LIFE Awards

Prizes that recognise the most innovative, inspirational and effective LIFE projects in three categories: climate action, environment and nature protection.

LIFE operating grants

Support provided by the LIFE Programme to European non-profit making entities through operating grants.

Initiatives

BUILD UP

The European portal for energy efficiency in buildings.

European City Facility (EUCF)

European initiative to support municipalities, local authorities and their groupings across Europe to develop investment concepts to accelerate investments in sustainable energy.

Policy Support Initiatives

CINEA manages several initiatives (Concerted Actions, Consultation Forums) to support the implementation of EU energy policies.

Green Assist

Green Advisory Service for Sustainable Investments Support

About

History of LIFE

Learn about what LIFE is and how it will help to build environment and climate action.

Legal basis

Links to legal documents and background information.

Data Protection

Data protection rules for the LIFE programme (2014-2020) and (2021-2028)

Contact

Contacts and national contact points

Newsletters

Sign up for our LIFE newsletters (LIFE Programme and Clean Energy) and browse previous editions

LIFE 30th anniversary

On 21 May 2022 the LIFE programme will turn thirty. Check out here how you can be part of it

News

LIFE CLIMARK
  • News article

How LIFE is helping forests face climate change 

European forests have a climate change mitigation impact accounting for 13% of all the EU’s emissions. However, experts have observed the first symptoms of carbon sink saturation, and the situation will likely worsen.

LIFE13NAT/EE/000082
  • News article

Reviving Estonia's alvar grassland

LIFE to alvars restored 2 500 hectares of alvar grassland in Estonia, involving local farmers in the process.

Events

Publications

  • General publications
  • Evropská výkonná agentura pro klima, infrastrukturu a životní prostředí

#LIFEis30 events infographic