Posted on: 24th July 2020

South East Area Fisheries Local Action Group (SEA FLAG) invites final applications for grant aid under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund Programme 2014-2020, co-funded by the European Union and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs.

SEA FLAG seeks applications that address one or more of the following themes:

🐟 Adding value to fishery and aquaculture products

🐟 Support for diversification of fisheries and aquaculture sectors

🐟 Promoting innovation in fisheries and aquaculture

🐟 Lifelong learning, attracting young people into fisheries, aquaculture, and marine related careers and activities

🐟 Creating jobs and stimulating economic growth in fishing, aquaculture and marine based industries

🐟 Promoting social well-being and cultural heritage in fisheries, aquaculture and maritime areas

🐟 Developing and enhancing environmental assets of the fisheries areas

🐟 Strengthening the role and governance of fisheries communities in local development. 

Two further application rounds have been set for this year, and these will be the last chance to access funding from the 2014-20 programme.

Projects must be completed by October 2022.

FINAL CALL         WEDNESDAY 30 SEPT 2020, 5pm
Any application submitted after the final closing date and time will not be accepted.

One-to-one virtual workshops available to include procurement and application

form guidance. To register or for further information contact SEA FLAG to

arrange a meeting.

Projects must be based within Ardglass, Kilkeel, Portavogie or surrounding areas and demonstrate

how the proposed project will impact on the fishing dependent communities.

T: 0330 137 4051


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