A charitable foundation established by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco to protect the environment and promote sustainable global development.
To support poverty alleviation through environmental conservation and the protection of endangered species.
Global, with three priority focus areas: the Mediterranean Basin; the polar regions; and Least Developed Countries (LDCs).
The main areas of intervention are: (i) mitigation of climate change; (ii) clean and renewable energy; (iii) protection of biodiversity; (iv) sustainable water management; and (v) the fight against desertification.
In the biennium 2009-2011, the foundation has granted financial support to projects focusing on: (i) preparation of post-2012 Kyoto Protocol strategies; (ii) deforestation; (iii) alternative solutions to the use of firewood; (iv) renewable energy in LDCs; (v) ocean acidification; (vi) effects of global warming on biodiversity; (vii) wetlands management; (viii) management of marine protected areas; (ix) protection of endangered species; and (x) integrated water resource management.
The last window for the submission of proposals took place between 15 October and 16 November, 2012; successful applications will receive funding after June 2013, while applications submitted outside this period will not be taken into consideration.
A pre-application questionnaire will be available on the website for a pre-selection of initiatives. The foundation will then notify successful candidates and provide an application file, to be completed with full proposal information. Final project selection will follow.
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