Key areas of support

• Judicial reform, including wider use of alternatives to prison
• Fighting cross-border and organised crime
• Promoting green industry innovation and entrepreneurship.
• Halting the loss of biodiversity and protection of ecosystems
• Promoting cooperation between local authorities and public institutions in Lithuania and Norway

2009-14 2004-09
Total allocation: €84 M Total allocation: €67.3 M
EEA Grants: €38.4 M EEA Grants: €27 M
Norway Grants: €45.6 M Norway Grants: €40.3 M

Get involved

Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Lithuania? Project partnerships between entities in Lithuania 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 Lithuanian programmes

Map and facts

  Lithuania EU-27
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 70 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) 3.6 -0.3
Unemployment rate 13.3 10.5
Youth unemployment 26.4 22.8
Public debt (% of GDP)* 38.5 82.5
Human development index 23 (EU-27 ranking)
Corruption perception index 20 (EU-27 ranking)
Inequality of income distribution* 5.8 5.1

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2012 except where * indicates 2011

Distribution of funding 2009-14

Distribution of funding in Lithuania

News, results and projects


Finding a way out of the darkness


“I have started to think about tomorrow and the future,” says Svajūnas, a drug addict for more than 20 years, receiving help through a project supported by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway under the NGO programme in Lithuania.

Amendments to the Regulations


The amended versions of the EEA and Norway Grants Regulations and Annexes 1, 3 and 12 are now available on our website. The changes take into account key priorities of the Grants, such as enhanced cooperation with international organisations.

Reducing food waste while helping the needy


“By volunteering with Stop Food Waste in Lithuania, I get to work with other great volunteers, while contributing to social justice,” says Daiva Petelienė. She is one of the volunteers working with a project supported by the Lithuanian NGO Fund that aims to reduce food waste.