"BLUE CIVIC CROWDFUNDING": Public call for expressions of interest for the submission of civic projects to be funded through bottom-up fundraising on Blue Economy issues

The call, addressed to economic operators, non-profit enterprises, foundations and other types of entities better explained in the documents below, is aimed at collecting project ideas with a civic background, to be implemented on the territory of the Marche Region, and linked to the areas of Fisheries and Aquaculture and related sectors

In the framework of the Interreg Med Project "BLUECROWDFUNDING", acronym for "Capacity building of blue economy stakeholders to effectively use of crowdfunding", in which the Marche Region is a partner with the PF Economia Ittica, SVIM Sviluppo Marche S.r.l., which manages the technical assistance activities, is launching a public call for the identification of civic projects to be financed through bottom-up fundraising on issues related to the Blue Economy, in line with the project objectives.

The call, addressed to economic operators, non-profit enterprises, foundations and other types of entities better explained in the documents below, is aimed at collecting project ideas with a civic background, to be implemented on the territory of the Marche Region, and linked to the areas of Fisheries and Aquaculture and related sectors (e.g. the themes of ecology and sustainability of the food chain, ichthyic tourism etc.).
Among the proposals that will be selected, only one project will be chosen, which will become the object of a civic crowdfunding campaign supported by the Marche Region, which will provide a platform specialised in Crowdfunding activities for the collection of funding-donations and will contribute to the dissemination of the collection through a targeted communication campaign.

The project ideas must have a budget ranging from a minimum of € 5.000,00 to a maximum of € 40.000,00. They must refer to civic aims concerning the areas of Fisheries and Aquaculture and related sectors:

  • Promote behaviours and activities aimed at protecting a common good or interest within the Marche community (within the Marche Region) that relate to the eligible themes mentioned above;
  • To raise awareness in the regional community of the eligible issues outlined above;
  • create innovative interventions for the benefit of civic interests concerning the communities in the Marche region on the above-mentioned issues.

In order to participate in this notice, we invite you to read the official documentation that can be downloaded below.

Applications may be submitted until 13.00 on 12 July 2021.

More info

If you have any doubt, please do not hesitate to contact us: crowdfunding@remove-this.svim.eu