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Grant for implementing measures of river basin management plans and marine resources management plan

  • Service
  • Nationwide except the Åland Islands
  • Public service

A discretionary grant may be awarded for the implementation of measures of river basin management plans and a marine resources management plan.

Do the following

How to apply

The applicant should know the location, objectives, schedule, costs and other funding of the project and the most detailed plan possible to implement the project.

If possible, apply for the grant online (Grant application for implementing water and marine resource management and waterway and fisheries measures). Choose the ELY Centre responsible for the area in which the proposed site is located.

If you are unable to apply online, please use a printable grant application form instead. Send it to the registry office of the ELY Centre in question. Contact information is available under Service Locations.

Payment application

If your grant application is approved, you can request payment after the work has been duly completed.

Use the form “Payment application - environment, waterways and built heritage”. The payment application has separate instructions. There is also a separate form for recording work hours in the case of unpaid work.

Send your payment application form as an attachment to the general online form of the ELY Centre directly to the registry of the ELY Centre that approved your grant application. There are separate online forms for private individuals/companies/organisations and municipalities. Choose the appropriate ELY Centre under Asia > Virasto in the online form.

Alternatively, you can send your payment application by post to a payment unit location of the KEHA-Centre. See the KEHA-Centre website for contact information.

To whom and on what terms

The grant is discretionary, and the amount and scope of funding are defined in the application announcements published annually in the autumn. Application announcements are published on the ELY centres’ website.

The service is free of charge.

Basic information

The service is provided byCentre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment
Other responsible organisationsELY Centre for Central Finland, ELY Centre for Kainuu, ELY Centre for North Karelia, ELY Centre for Uusimaa, ELY Centre for Varsinais-Suomi, ELY Centre for South Ostrobothnia, ELY Centre for Häme, ELY Centre for Southeast Finland, ELY Centre for Pirkanmaa, ELY Centre for Ostrobothnia, ELY Centre for North Savo, ELY Centre for North Ostrobothnia, ELY Centre for Lapland, ELY Centre for South Savo, Development and Administration centre for ELY Centres and TE Offices, ELY Centre for Satakunta
Responsible for the serviceCentre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment
Area Whole Finland (except Åland)
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: ELY Centre
Updated: 9/29/2020