Increased awareness of energy saving, sorting waste and re-use
The programme plans to support projects that altogether have at least 450 persons at their events and carry out at least 6 campaigns that make people behave environmentally friendlier. Three campaigns were supported within the 1st call of proposals in projects “Green Public Events” and SEC totally commiting around 0.7 million euros. Projects Energy advice and WasteArt has received support within the 2nd call for proposals and there will be funding available for the Priority 2 in the future.
Example of expected activities
Public campaigns, hands-on workshops, information tools that increase awareness of energy saving, sorting the waste and re-use.
Project main features
- The maximum grant size per project is 500 000 euros;
- All types of organizations and enterprises can apply;
- Programme will support up to 85% of the total budget of the project. State aid rules apply (the Annex 1 of the programme manual).
On 19 January 2017 thematic seminar on environmental awareness took place in Valka, Latvia. In order to learn from the presentations how to raise awareness on energy efficiency in municipality buildings and what are the programme requirements, please click here.