LIFE+ Nature will co-finance best practice or demonstration projects that contribute to the implementation of the Birds and Habitats Directives. The maximum co-financing rate is 50% but may be 75% for projects focusing on priority species or habitats.
LIFE+ Biodiversity will co-finance innovative or demonstration projects that contribute to the implementation of the objectives of Commission Communication (COM (2006) 216 final) "Halting the loss of biodiversity by 2010 – and beyond". The maximum co-financing rate will be 50%.
The Commission has published the final application package which applicants must use to prepare their project proposals in time for the submission deadline of the second call for proposals (21/11/2008).
Download a zip file of the application package 2008
Download: Zip file of the application package 2008 (all documents below)
Key differences between 2007 and 2008 application package
Download: Key differences between 2007 and 2008 application package
Download: Application guide - LIFE+ Nature & Biodiversity
Technical application forms - LIFE+ Nature & Biodiversity
Download: Application Forms - LIFE+ Nature & Biodiversity
Project output indicator tables
Download: Project output indicator tables (all proposals)
Download: Financial application forms (all proposals)
Simplified financial statement
Download: Simplified financial statement (all proposals except those submitted by public authorities)
Public body declaration
Download: Public body declaration (all proposals)
Download: Evaluation guide (all proposals)
Download: Common provisions (all proposals)
Grant agreement and Special Provisons 2008
Download: Grant agreement and Special Provisons 2008
Bank guarantee model
Download: Bank guarantee model
National annual priorities