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Apply for the World Wetlands Day Pitch for the Grant 2022 (EUR 10,000)

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Apply for the World Wetlands Day Pitch for the Grant 2022 (EUR 10,000)

The Convention on Wetlands on World Wetlands Day 2022, themed: Wetlands Action for People and Nature, is calling on individuals, community organizations, and social enterprises to submit pitches of project ideas or initiatives that are focused on contributing to healthy wetlands by either promoting conservation, restoration, or improved management at the Pitch for the Grant 2022.

This Pitch for the Grant 2022 is seeking to support ideas or approaches of ongoing or planned initiatives anywhere in the world with demonstrated capacity to be applied and replicated in areas with similar characteristics.

Eligibility Criteria

Anyone 18 years and above can pitch for the grant either as an individual or as part of a community organization or social enterprise.

Eligible ideas could include:

  • Techniques for conservation, restoration, and wise use of wetland ecosystems including their resources
  • Community effort or engagement for a cause that benefits wetlands e.g designation as a protected site or wetland clean-up exercise etc.
  • Initiatives to support the creation of alternative livelihoods to reduce pressure on wetlands
  • Initiatives or actions that will lead to the long-term protection and conservation of wetlands
  • Research or academic project to increase knowledge and understanding about wetlands


The winning initiative or project idea will receive EUR 10,000 provided by Danone.

The winner and three finalists will be announced on 22 March 2022, World Water Day.

How to apply

Applications for Pitch for the Grant 2022 will open on 2nd February 2022 and close on 2nd March 2022.

Interested? Apply here.

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