Key areas of support
• Developing and increasing the use of eco-friendly technologies
• Improving healthcare services and reducing health inequalities
• Assisting vulnerable children and youth at risk
• Improving the environmental standard of marine and inland waters
|Total allocation:||€48.6 M||Total allocation:||€32.8 M|
|EEA Grants:||€23 M||EEA Grants:||€10.1 M|
|Norway Grants:||€25.6 M||Norway Grants:||€22.7 M|
Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Estonia? Project partnerships between entities in Estonia and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.
Map and facts
|GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100)||72||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)||0.8||0.1|
|Public debt (% of GDP)||10||87.1|
|Human development index||18 (EU-28 ranking)|
|Corruption perception index||12 (EU-28 ranking)|
|Inequality of income distribution||5.5||5.1|
Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2013. Last updated in September 2014.
Distribution of funding 2009-14
DocumentsEstonia factsheet (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 09-14 (in force as of 11 June 2011, amended 30 April 2014, amended 19 September 2014) (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 09-14 (in force as of 9 June 2011, amended 30 April 2014, amended 19 September 2014) (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 04-09 (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 04-09 (PDF)
Click on the programme names below for key facts about each and read why the programme is needed, what it will achieve and how, and partnership opportunities. For details on the application process and eligibility, consult the programme operator websites accessible via the below pages.
News, results and projects
Estonia is reaching young people with mental-health issues through dedicated websites and smartphone apps. The Peaasi and AppsTerv projects, funded by Norway Grants, help mental-health professionals to reach a wider audience.
Estonia needs more effective and accessible mental-health services for young people. Research from Tartu University, conducted between 1995 and 2012, showed a dramatic increase of more than 500% in hospital visits linked to mental-health issues.
The Global Fund has made a valuable contribution to strengthening social dialogue and ensuring that beneficiary countries are better placed to address decent work objectives, such as life-long learning and improving health and safety at work.