Life programme

The LIFE programme is the European funding instrument for the dedicated to supporting environment and climate projects.


It has been in place since 1992 and has enabled the co-financing of over 5,500 projects in the whole of in the EU and in third countries. The funding of the LIFE programme for the period 2021-2027 is €5.4 billion. LIFE has four new sub-programmes: nature and biodiversity, circular economy and quality of life, climate change mitigation and adaptation, transition to clean energy.