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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

  • 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

Children serving time with their mothers


This is much better than the closed prison. My daughter is not afraid of people anymore,” says Ramona (31), a Lithuanian inmate in the newly established prison-house for female offenders raising children while serving time.

A way back to society


“I need to be re-integrated before getting out of prison. During the past years I have lost my connection to society, I don’t know the new laws, and I need to establish relations with my family again.”