The EU's Financial Instrument for the Environment and Climate
The LIFE program serves to support and develop environmental legislation in the European Union. It supports projects in the field of nature, landscape, environment and climate protection across the EU. Its goal is to help develop a low-emission, climate-resilient and resource-efficient economy. To help protect and improve the state of the environment and biodiversity. It is implemented in two consecutive multi-annual working periods: 2014-2017 and 2018-2020.
For implementation of LIFE 2014-2020 was spend € 3,46 billion. At least 81% of the funds must be allocated to projects supported by a grant. In the period 2018-2020, indicative allocations will be canceled.