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Key areas of support

  • Improving mental health services and reducing health inequalities
  • Protecting biodiversity, improving environmental monitoring and control and reducing vulnerability to climate change
  • Enhancing research-based knowledge development through increased research cooperation between Norway and the Czech Republic
  • Strengthening civil society
  • Promoting gender equality
  • Revitialising important European cultural and natural heritage
2009-14 2004-09
Total allocation: €131.8 M Total allocation: €110.9 M
EEA Grants: €61.4 M EEA Grants: €48.5 M
Norway Grants: €70.4 M Norway Grants: €62.4 M

Get involved

Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in the Czech Republic? Project partnerships between entities in the Czech Republic and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.

View overview of the process to apply for grant support

View step-by-step how to find or become a project partner

See how you may participate under the bilateral fund

Check eligibility and activities that may be supported under Czech programmes

Map and facts

  Czech Republic EU-27
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 79 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) -1.1 -0.3
Unemployment rate 7.0 10.5
Youth unemployment 19.5 21.4
Public debt (% of GDP)* 41.2 82.5
Human development index 15 (EU-27 ranking)
Corruption perception index 21 (EU-27 ranking)
Inequality of income distribution* 3.5 5.1

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2012 except where * indicates 2011

Distribution of funding 2009-14

Distribution of funding in the Czech Republic

News, results and projects


Annual Report 2013-14 published


The EEA and Norway Grants annual report for 2013-14 is out now. The report provides an overview of some of the achievements of the funding provided by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway in the beneficiary countries over the last year.

EU culture prize now open for applications


The EU prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards is Europe’s most prestigious prize in the heritage field. Every year, it honours the most outstanding heritage achievements from across Europe. Entries are now open for the 2015 award.

Amendments to the Regulations


The amended versions of the EEA and Norway Grants Regulations and Annexes 1, 3 and 12 are now available on our website. The changes take into account key priorities of the Grants, such as enhanced cooperation with international organisations.