Prespa Ohrid Nature Trust (PONT)

Updated: 05 Apr, 2023

Funding type


Project size funding

US$ 5.001 - 20.000, US$ 20.001 - 50.000, US$ 50.001 - 150.000, US$ 150.001 - 300.000, US$ 300.001 - 500.000, US$ 500.001 - 2.000.000

Target region/countries

Albania, Greece, Republic of North Macedonia

Eligible Organisations for funding

Non-profit or Civil Society Organization (NGO), Communities / Non-registered citizen groups, Subnational goverment, Towns & Municipalities, National goverment


Forest & Woodlands, Freshwater, Wetland

Biodiversity Categories

Biodiversity awareness and knowledge, Protected Areas and other conservation measures

Sector Tags

Environmental Protection and Conservation, Finance

Funding Criteria

- Management Plan for protected areas, community involvement and data collection & analysis
- Natura 2000

Application process

Self-initiated process, exceptionally Call for application

Application language


Additional information

PONT was established with initial funding from the MAVA Foundation and the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through KfW Development Bank, and supported by the technical expertise of WWF Greece and the Frankfurt Zoological Society.
Forms the Nature Trust Alliance together with Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF), and LLF (Legacy Landscape Fund).