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Next Deadline for project proposals: 20.06.2018!

The next application round ends on  20.06.2018.

If you plan to present an idea, please make sure, you will hand it in within our deadline.

For any questions regarding our funding priorities and application procedure, you will find useful information in our Statute and funding guidelines.

We have a two-step procedure consisting of project concept form and project application. For a first presentation […]

March 21st, 2018|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|

Annual Report 2016

2016 was a busy and successful year. We started our funding activities with 6 projects that already cover 3 Baltic Sea states, namely Russia, Sweden and Poland, and began building up valuable networks. We also reached our first milestone by completing a project. You are welcome to learn more in our recently published annual report. The […]

January 11th, 2018|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|

Field visit to Estonia

The year has almost ended, but before 2018 starts off with newly received concepts and approved projects, managing director Peter Torkler still visited potential project regions in the Eastern part of Estonia. The Baltic state has a wide range of biodiversity and is of great importance for conservation efforts in the Baltic Sea region, but it […]

December 19th, 2017|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|

International conference “Sustainable Development Goals: To Raise Public Awareness in Building Sustainable Communities around the Baltic Sea” in Latvia

From 26 to 27 September 2017 managing director Peter Torkler participated in the international conference “Sustainable Development Goals: To Raise Public Awareness in Building Sustainable Communities around the Baltic Sea” in Jūrmala, Latvia. The event was a joint initiative of the Latvian Green Movement, the Coalition Clean Baltic and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. The […]

October 26th, 2017|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|

Next Deadline for project proposals: 21.12.2017!

The next application round ends on  21.12.2017.

If you plan to present an idea, please make sure, you will hand it in within our deadline.

For any questions regarding our funding priorities and application procedure, you will find useful information in our Statute and funding guidelines.

We have a two-step procedure consisting of project concept form and project application. For a first presentation […]

October 12th, 2017|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|

Installation of the first pilot ecological dry toilet on the Gulf of Finland as part of the project “Local, small-scale solutions to reduce nutrient load into the Baltic Sea”

On 9th September 2017, the first ecological dry toilet with composting was created in the gardening community Fauna, situated in the Lomonosov district of the Leningrad region along the Black River basin. This forms part of Ecocentrum’s project on reducing nutrient loads in the Baltic Sea region through the adaptation of small-scale solutions.

The installation and presentation […]

September 28th, 2017|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|

Learn more about our recently started projects in Lithuania

In July 2017, two new projects were able to commence with the help of our funding.

Both initiatives address environmental issues of global concern in the Lithuanian region of the Baltic Sea.

The first project, organised by the  cultural organisation Kultūros centras “In Actio”, works in cooperation with volunteers and relevant interest groups. The core of this project is dedicated to salmon populations […]

September 20th, 2017|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|

Eco-Toilets for the gardening communities near St. Petersburg

About 2 million people spend 60-90 days per year in more than 3,5 thousend gardening communities that exist in the area around St. Petersburg. Those have little awareness for the pollution such households cause for the Baltic Sea. In fact, they produce more than 2300 t of Nitrogen and 300 t of Phosphorus annually, most of […]

September 7th, 2017|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|

Baltic Sea Conservation Foundation becomes active in the Curonian Lagoon and the catchment area of the Neman River in Lithuania

Yearly, tons of nitrate and phosphorus enter the Baltic Sea. The large catchment areas are the main sources of such nutrient inputs. With its high density of population, immense agriculture and industry production as well as inadequate household wastewater treatment the southern part of the Baltic Sea catchment area clearly stands out as the main […]

August 2nd, 2017|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|

Next Deadline for project proposals: 21.08.2017!

We are expecting several exciting proposals from all parts of the Baltic Sea Region until 21.08.2017.

If you as well plan to present an idea, please make sure, you will hand it in within our deadline.

For any questions regarding our funding priorities and application procedure, you will find useful information in our Statute and funding guidelines.

We have […]

July 13th, 2017|Foundation News, Projects, Uncategorised|