The call for funding from the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation is open online from 1st June 2020 to 3rd July 2020 included.
The pre-selected projects will be reviewed for a potential grant from 2022. Therefore, the funding requested must cover activities carried out from 2022.
No project can be submitted directly to the Foundation. Only forms collected during the calls for projects are taken into account.
The project selection process is based on the following steps:
- The Pre-Application File is submitted online via the Foundation’s website during the calls for projects,
- Applications are pre-selected by the Foundation’s staff,
- An application file is sent to applicants of pre-selected projects,
- The application file is sent to the Foundation,
- Applications are examined by the Foundation’s staff and additional information may be requested,
- Applications are referred to the Scientific and Technical Committee for opinion,
- Final selection of projects by the Foundation’s Board of Directors,
- A financing agreement is drawn up and signed.
Before proposing your project by filling in the pre-application questionnaire, please read the following to ensure that it complies with the Foundation’s mission and selection criteria.
- For your project to be considered, it must fulfil the following 4 conditions:
- The project must concern one of the following areas:
- Climate change,
- Access to water,
- The fight against desertification.
- The countries of the Mediterranean Basin,
- The Polar Regions,
- The Least Developed Countries (LDCs according to the United Nations).
- The regular running of organisations,
- Projects managed by one person only,
- Communication campaigns,
- Editorial projects and cinema productions,
- Projects of a purely commercial nature.
Any project that does not meet the above 4 admissibility criteria will not be examined.
- The fight against deforestation,
- Alternative solutions to the use of firewood,
- Renewable energies and energy efficiency in LDCs,
- Ocean acidification and its consequences,
- Sea and Ocean governance,
- The effects of global warming on biodiversity,
- Management of wetlands,
- Management of marine protected areas,
- Conservation efforts for species “in critical danger of extinction” according to the UICN red list,
- Integrated water resource management.
- The type of project: research, technological innovation, field projects involving the populations concerned,
- Added value, exemplary nature and replicability of the project,
- Measurable and tangible aspect of the anticipated outcome of the project,
- “Sustainable development” dimension of the project (social and economic in particular),
- Cooperation with and involvement of the local populations concerned,
- Quality and solidity of partnerships,
- Technical and financial feasibility,
- Expertise of the project managers,
- Quality of the project management,
- Existence of a system for assessing the project.