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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 activities that are supported under the programmes in the Czech Rebublic

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




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News, results and projects


Making a real difference


"Norway Grants are vitally important in helping countries meet international standards and tackle weaknesses in their judicial systems," says Natalia Voutova from the Council of Europe. The Council of Europe is a donor programme partner in four programmes in the fields of judicial capacity building and correctional services.

Saving the St Wenceslas Rotunda


The St Wenceslas Rotunda in Prague, believed lost for over 350 years, was miraculously discovered in 2004. During a recent visit, Norwegian Ambassador, Siri Sletner, saw how the EEA Grants are helping to preserve this valuable part of Czech cultural heritage.

Annual report 2014-2015 out now


Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are contributing to future growth and development in Europe through the EEA and Norway Grants. Our annual report gives you an insight into the progress and achievements over the past year.