Calm lake landscape, mountains in background.
Prespa Lake.
© Prespa Ohrid Nature Trust

Call for Letters of Inquiry for Small Grants

A Joint Call with the Prespa Ohrid Nature Trust

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the Prespa Ohrid Nature Trust (PONT) are combining resources and issuing a joint call for proposals for the wider Prespa-Ohrid area.

Eligible Countries: Albania and North Macedonia
Opening Date: Thursday, 15 July 2021
Closing Date: Friday, 3 September 2021, 14:00 (CET)
Budget: Maximum budget per project is €20,000. The overall budget available under this call is €116,000 (€58,000 from PONT and €58,000 from CEPF).
Theme: Strategic Direction 2 (sustainable management of water catchments) and Strategic Direction 5 (sharing of best practices and knowledge among grantees across the hotspot).

How to Apply

To apply for a grant under this call, complete the application form in English, and email it to PONT Grants Coordinator Oliver Avramoski at

Before applying, please carefully read the call for proposals document, available below, as it provides detailed requirements and instructions.

More Information

Call for Proposals
- English (PDF - 923 KB)

Ecosystem Profile
- English (PDF - 31 MB)

Ecosystem Profile Summary
- English (PDF - 4.6 MB)
- French (PDF - 5 MB)

Additional Resources
- 12 Tips for Getting Your Grant Idea Funded
- CEPF and Gender
- Life Cycle of a CEPF Grant