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

  • 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:€67.3 M
EEA Grants:€27 M
Norway Grants:€40.3 M
Total allocation:€84 M
EEA Grants:€38.4 M
Norway Grants:€45.6 M
Total allocation:€117.6 M
EEA Grants:€56.2 M
Norway Grants:€61.4 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

  Lithuania EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 75 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) 3.0 1.4
Unemployment rate (%)* 8.4 9.1
Youth unemployment rate (%)* 14.9 20.0
Public debt (% of GDP) 40.7 86.8
Gender pay gap (%) 14.8 16.1
At-risk-of-poverty rate (%) 27.3 24.4
Human development index (2014) 21 (EU-28 ranking)
Corruption perception index (2014) 17 (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 Lithuania in the 2004-2009 funding period

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

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Project stories, news and features

Hidden art treasures in Lithuania


In a hundred years old water reservoir ­ – hidden from the eyes of the passers-by – an art exhibition is taking place. Presenting the works of several Norwegian and Lithuanian artists, the exhibition is called ‘Climbing invisible structures. Ritualized Disciplinary Practices in Social Life’.

Working together with Norwegian partners


Norwegian entities are cooperating with partners from the beneficiary countries in 77 programmes and more than 1 660 projects. This article takes a look at the extent of, and achievements reached through cooperation between public institutions, the private sectors, academia and civil society in Norway and the 16 beneficiary countries of the EEA and Norway Grants.