I have a project

The Sanctuary subsidises projects

The Agoa Sanctuary provides financial support to initiatives and projects related to the protection of marine mammals in the Caribbean and to our main principles of action: limit negative interactions between cetaceans and human activities, deepen and disseminate knowledge, and cooperation.

These grants are for associations, as well as schools and universities. You can send us your complete grant application to sanctuaire.agoa@ofb.gouv.fr

This request must include at least:

  • a letter of application signed by the legal representative(s) of the association

  • a completed project form (download "Fiche projet" below)

  • for non-profit organizations, the completed Cerfa number 12156*06 available here with its notice 

  • documents relating to your organisation (See document "Liste des pièces" below)

Grant applications must be submitted at least 4 months before the start of the project. Should you apply for a grant for a project that has already been initiated, the application will be systematically rejected.

Grant requests submitted to the Agoa Sanctuary must comply with and will be processed according to the rules of the OFB intervention program available for download here (in French) : https://www.ofb.gouv.fr/documentation/programme-dintervention-2023-2025 

Download the documents required for your grant application:

The French Biodiversity Agency’s call for proposals

The French Biodiversity Agency (OFB) regularly launches call for proposals (CFP) to promote biodiversity actions. 

The OFB has an overseas biodiversity intervention budget, which can be requested from the territorial delegations, to benefit from a subsidy for projects of annual or multiannual duration of more than 100,000 €. 

The Marine Natural Park of Martinique specifically subsidizes projects dedicated to the preservation of marine biodiversity, for a maximum amount of €10,000. For more information: parcmarin.martinique@ofb.gouv.fr

The OFB also regularly launches calls for proposals (CFP) and calls for expressions of interest. Among these funding levers, you will find: 

  • The Educational Areas CFP, supporting the management of a small natural area by students, for projects of up to 3,200 €.
    Contact: aireseducatives@ofb.gouv.fr
  • The BestLife2030 CFP, dedicated to projects fighting against biodiversity loss in the European Outermost Regions (ORs) and Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs), for projects of up to €100,000.
  • The Contribution to naturalist knowledge CFP, launched every year in December, for projects of up to €6,000.
    Contacts at www.patrinat.fr/fr/recherche/type/participant 
  • The Biodiv'Eco CFP, offering funding and support for project engineering linking economy and biodiversity, for projects of up to €50,000.
    Contact: eco-biodiv@ofb.gouv.fr
  • The Te Me Um CFP, dedicated to the operational support of biodiversity stakeholders in the French overseas territories, which is divided into three programs. 
    Contact: temeum@ofb.gouv.fr

See below