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2007

  • First 79 projects approved under the Czech NGO Fund

    20.06.2007

    On 13 June, 79 Czech non-governmental organisations signed contracts with the Civil Society Development Foundation (NROS), the manager of the NGO fund supported by the EEA Grants in the Czech Republic, marking the completion of the evaluation of applications from the fund's highly popular first call for proposals this spring.

  • Civil society catalyst in place in Latvia

    06.06.2007

    Through the EEA Grants, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Latvia provide Latvian civil society organisations with a versatile €5.85 million NGO fund, including the first substantial source of grants to cover their core activities.

  • Hungarian open call re-launched

    01.06.2007

    Over the last few months Hungary has re-worked its application process, and a €45 million open call with simplified procedures was launched on 1 June 2007.

  • One third of Latvian applications bilateral

    10.05.2007

    As the EEA Grants seek to increase cooperation between beneficiary states and donor states, the recent call results from Latvia hold promising prospects. Among 218 submitted individual project proposals, 71 involve a project partner from one of the donor states. The figures are especially encouraging for Norway, as in all cases but one the partners are from the main donor state.

  • Second Polish call generates 1,200 applications

    24.04.2007

    The Polish Focal Point received more than 1200 applications for the €177 million available in grants in the second open call for individual project proposals. The call was open from 2 January 2007 until 16 April, and made available close to 40% of the amount available for individual projects in Poland.

  • Polish NGO fund launched in Warsaw

    24.04.2007

    A €41.5 million NGO fund established through support from the EEA Grants donor states Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway was launched at a seminar in Warsaw on 24 April, representing a considerable push for civil society development in Poland and opening up for easily-accessible grants to grassroots organisations over several years to come.

  • Welcome to Bulgaria and Romania

    20.04.2007

    On 29 March an agreement was reached on including Bulgaria and Romania in the European Economic Area, and the two countries will benefit from the existing EEA Financial Mechanism. A total €72 million will be channelled under this mechanism to Romanian and Bulgarian projects over the next two years.

  • Lithuania launches seed money fund

    20.04.2007

    On 16 March a total of €566,000 was made available to potential Lithuanian applicants eager to develop promising ideas into fully-fledged project applications for the next ordinary call for individual project proposals, scheduled for the first quarter of 2008.

  • Czech Republic launches seed money fund

    20.04.2007

    Seed Money totalling €560,000 was made available on 26 March 2007 to support Czech applicants in developing projects for the third open call, tentatively set for late summer 2007.

  • Portugal launches second open call

    20.04.2007

    Portugal launched its second and last open call on 19 March 2007, making €5.2 million available for individual projects within the priority sectors promotion of sustainable development and conservation of European cultural heritage.

  • Civil society catalyst in place in Latvia

    19.04.2007

    Through the EEA Grants, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Latvia provide Latvian civil society organisations with a versatile €5.85 million NGO fund, including the first substantial source of grants to cover their core activities.

  • Poland-Norway fund for research approved

    02.03.2007

    A €15 million research fund earmarked to partnership projects between Poland and Norway was approved on 20 February, giving a big boost to academic cooperation between the two countries.