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Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and the EU have signed the agreements on the EEA and Norway Grants for the period 2014-2021. Click here to find out more.

Key areas of support

  • Strengthening civil society
  • Increasing competitiveness of green enterprises
  • Adapting to climate change


Total allocation:€135.1 M
EEA Grants:€60.8 M
Norway Grants:€74.3 M
Total allocation:€153.3 M
EEA Grants:€70.1 M
Norway Grants:€83.2 M
Total allocation:€214.6 M
EEA Grants:€108.9 M
Norway Grants:€105.7 M

Programme overview

Click on the programme names below for key facts and information about each programme, calls for proposals, partnerships, projects and news. For details on the application process and eligibility, consult the programme operator websites accessible via the below pages. Show all programmes


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Distribution of funding 2009-14


Country facts

  Hungary EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 68 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) 3.7 1.4
Unemployment rate (%)* 6.4 9.1
Youth unemployment rate (%)* 15.0 20.0
Public debt (% of GDP) 76.2 86.8
Gender pay gap (%) 15.1 16.1
At-risk-of-poverty rate (%) 31.1 24.4
Human development index (2014) 24 (EU-28 ranking)
Corruption perception index (2014) 20 (EU-28 ranking)

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2014 except where * indicates 2015. Last updated in June 2016.

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Results from the previous funding period

Read about results in Hungary in the 2004-2009 funding period

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

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Project stories, news and features

Reducing stigma through acting


Children with a parent in prison often face social stigma. With support from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, Hungarian children of incarcerated parents now receive support aiming to overcome stigma and facilitate family contact. 

Equal consumer rights for the visually impaired


A Hungarian association for blind and visually impaired people has launched an initiative to help people with shopping: developing, introducing and implementing a classification system of blind friendly stores.

Strengthening civil society in Hungary


The project ‘Glassvillage’ has increased the knowledge and awareness of NGOs, citizens, and local elected representatives of their rights to access and publish public information.