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

2009-14 2004-09
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

Get involved

Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Estonia? Project partnerships between entities in Estonia 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 Estonian programmes

Map and facts

  Estonia EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 72 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) 0.8 0.1
Unemployment rate 8.3 10.6
Youth unemployment 13.8 18.7
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

Distribution of funding in Estonia

News, results and projects


Better involvement of civil society in decision-making


Civil society organisations across Europe wish to be heard and gain more influence over decision-making processes at local, national and EU levels. With support from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, they now have a plan for reaching their goal.

Mid-term NGO evaluation released


Our NGO programmes have increased the capacity of civil society in Central and Southern Europe and helped to mobilise citizens to voice their concerns and actively engage with governments.