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.

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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


Encouraging organ donation in Lithuania


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.



“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.