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
|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|
Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Lithuania? Project partnerships between entities in Lithuania and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.
Map and facts
|GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100)||70||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)||3.6||-0.3|
|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
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
Rimvydas Vekerotas has his own very personal reasons for encouraging Lithuanian youngsters to become organ donors as part of a project supported by the Grants. Seven years ago, his life was saved by a donor heart.
Funding civil society through the Grants is one of the most explicit ways of showing our commitment to promote the fundamental European values of democracy, human rights, anti-discrimination and equality.
“We believe that happy people don’t spread hate and happy people don’t ignore hate when they see it”, says Neringa Jurčiukonytė, Director of NISI.