Fundraising for Marine Biodiversity & Aquatic Ecosystems

This report has been prepared by IUCN, partner of the consortium implementing the project,nEuropean Capitals of Biodiversity, which is supported by the European Commissionu2019s Life+nprogramme. In producing this document, IUCN has relied upon information provided by thirdnparties. Neither the European Commission, DUH, IUCN, or their respective directors,nemployees and affiliated organisations give any representation or warranty, express ornimplied, as to the accuracy, completeness or fairness of the contents of this document, nornaccept any responsibility or liability for any loss, whether direct, indirect or consequential,narising from reliance on it. n

nThere are many measures of biodiversity; species richness (the number of species in a given area) represents a single but important metric that is valuable as the common currency of the diversity of lifeu2014but it must be integrated with other metrics to fully capture biodiversity.


European Commission


28 Aug 2020


Volunteering, Environment

Sources of Funding

In the framework of the LIFE+ supported project, European Capitals of Biodiversity, thisnbackground document has been prepared by IUCN to support a series of capacity buildingnworkshops for municipal staff in France, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia and Spain. The successful management of biodiversity often requires external funding sourcesnin addition to local resources. This module outlines some potential fundingnmechanisms for biodiversity-related projects at the sub-national level.

People give money to an institution they know, trust and feel comfortable with. There is often a subjective aspect to funding relationships.nIn allocating funds, donors exercise varying degrees of personal choice.

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