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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 cooperation between the Czech Republic and Norway
  • Promoting gender equality
  • Strengthening civil society
  • 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-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 82 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) -0.9 0.1
Unemployment rate (%)* 6.1 10.2
Youth unemployment rate (%)* 15.9 22.2
Public debt (% of GDP) 45.7 85.4
Gender pay gap (%) 22.1 16.4
At-risk-of-poverty rate (%) 14.6 24.5
Human development index 15 (EU-28 ranking)
Corruption perception index* 22 (EU-28 ranking)

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2013 except where * indicates 2014. Last updated in April 2015.

Distribution of funding 2009-14


News, results and projects


Cultural spring and summer in Prague


The spring in Prague is a sensational experience. So green, beautiful and warm. The EEA Grants cultural program is even richer than usual and includes many events with close ties to Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.    

Magdalena’s story – supporting Roma education


Her grades were good. Still, the teachers wanted to move her to a special needs school. Magdalena has fought to break out of the vicious cycle many Roma children are caught in. She succeeded and today she is helping others to do the same.