The general objective of LIFE is to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental and climate policy and legislation by co-financing projects with European added value.

Both sub-programmes will cover action grants for Traditional projectsPreparatory projectsIntegrated projectsTechnical Assistance projects and Capacity Building projects.

Proposals may be submitted by legal persons (entities) registered in the EU. Applicants may fall into three types of beneficiaries: (1) public bodies, (2) private commercial organisations and (3) private non-commercial organisations (including NGOs).

The total budget for project action grants for this call is 240 811 337 EUR.

The closing dates for these calls are from 15 September to 30 October 2015, depending on the project type.

For more information about the call, deadlines and official documents, see the Life programme web site.