Video contest

For the second year in a row, CELEBRATE ISLANDS is holding a video contest to provide financial support for small conservation projects on islands.
Try to win one of the 7 project grants to carry out a small concrete project on your island!
Make a short video about your project describing its objectives, costs, stakeholders involved, … & submit your application here!

Detailed contest rules.

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Deadline for applications is

May 8, 2022

Application criteria


  • Territory : island not connected to the mainland by a permanent infrastructure and with a surface area smaller than 150 km2 
  • Project holders : associations or non-governmental organizations justifying at least one year of existence

Project criteria

  • Concrete preservation actions falling under one of the 3 themes of the 2022 edition (see below)
  • The project can be implemented before November 30, 2022
  • The project is relevant and coherent for the territory and involves local stakeholders
  • An organization can only submit one application!

    Video criteria

    • Maximum duration of 2 minutes
    • Integrate English subtitles
    • Integrate the two images at the beginning and end of the video available in the communication kit

    2022 themes & grants

    3 themes are in the spotlight

      • Marine ecosystems ecological restoration
        i.e. Installation of small artificial reefs, invasive species management or removal, restoration of corals, mangroves, nesting sites for turtles or sea birds…
      • Management support
        i.e. Purchase of small equipment, delineation of marine areas, improving knowledge for management actions… 
      • Support for small-scale sustainable fisheries
        i.e. Replacement of equipment for sustainable materials, reinforcement of sustainable local and artisanal practices… 


    2 grants of 4 000€ each

    * For this theme, projects must involve one or more economic actors as project partners! 

    • Sustainable tourism
      i.e. Development of new sustainable practices, support of local and sustainable crafts, use of sustainable equipment…
    • Sustainable use of natural resources
      i.e. Development of sustainable agricultural practices, improved water and energy management…
    • Plastic waste reduction

      i.e. Replacement of single-use plastic cutlery with sustainable alternatives, research and development for sustainable alternatives to plastic…


    2 grants of 4 000€ each
        • Freshwater ecosystems ecological restoration
          i.e. Restoration of waterways or wetlands, aquatic invasive species management or removal…
        • Water managementi.e. Consumption reduction, rainwater recovery and reuse…
        • Pollution reduction
          i.e. Sanitation, wastewater management, reduction of negative impacts freshwater/sea …


    2 prix de  4 000€ à gagner

    The video with the most votes on the Celebrate Islands platform will get a prize of 4,000 euros. Votes from May 11 to 17!


    7 project grants of 4 000€

    funded by the Agence de l’eau Rhône Méditerranée Corse, the FFEM & the Zenon Foundation to be won : 


    • project grants awarded by an international jury (2 per theme)
    • 1 “people’s favourite award”


    The contest results will be announced on May 18, 2022.

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