EEA and Norway Grants

The EEA Grants and Norway Grants are Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway's contribution to reducing economic and social disparities in the European Economic Area and to the strengthening of bilateral relations with the 16 beneficiary states in Central and Southern Europe.

For the period 2009-2014, a total of €1.79 billion has been set aside.

Key areas of support include environmental protection and climate change, civil society, children and health, cultural heritage, research and scholarships, decent work and justice and home affairs.
Funding is channelled through 147 programmes in the 16 beneficiary countries. Country allocations are based on population size and GDP per capita, making Poland the largest beneficiary state, followed by Romania, Hungary and the Czech Republic.
Grants are available for non-governmental organisations, research and academic institutions and the public and private sectors.

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