Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway on 31 October 2017 signed a new cooperation agreement with Greece on new programmes under the EEA Grants 2014-2021. Click here to find out more.
Areas of support
- Innovation, Business Development and SMEs
- Roma inclusion and Empowerment
- Local Development and Poverty Reduction
- Water Management
- Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency
- Good governance, Accountable Institutions, Transparency
- Asylum and Migration (Capacity building of national asylum and migration management systems)
- Asylum and Migration (Addressing urgent needs for the reception and screening of asylum seekers and for the accommodation of vulnerable groups)
- Civil Society
|Total allocation:||€34.3 M|
|EEA Grants:||€34.3 M|
|Total allocation:||€63.4 M|
|EEA Grants:||€63.4 M|
|Total allocation:||€116.7 M|
|EEA Grants:||€116.7 M|
Key results in Greece
Improving support for migrants and asylum seekers
Migrants and asylum seekers given shelter and basic welfare support at the first reception centre in Evros on the Turkish border
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Programme overviewClick 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
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.
Programmes under the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021
|Innovation, Business Development and SMEs||Innovation Norway||21.5|
|Roma inclusion and Empowerment||International Partner Organisation: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights||5.0|
|Local Development and Poverty Reduction||6.5|
|Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency||7.5|
|Good governance, Accountable Institutions, Transparency||International Partner Organisation: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development||7.0|
|Asylum and Migration (Capacity building of national asylum and migration management systems)||Norwegian Directorate of Immigration||16.5|
|Asylum and Migration (Addressing urgent needs for the reception and screening of asylum seekers and for the accommodation of vulnerable groups)||Norwegian Directorate of Immigration||16.5|
|Bilateral national fund – funding for developing bilateral cooperation and activities of bilateral interest with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway||2.3|
Programmes under the EEA and Norway Grants 2009-2014
|Integrated marine and inland water management||6.5|
|Asylum and migration||Norwegian Directorate of Immigration||24.2|
|Solidarity and social inclusion||4.3|
Distribution of funding 2009-14Download
|GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100)||68||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)||-0.2||2.2|
|Unemployment rate (%)**||23.5||8.5|
|Youth unemployment rate (%)*||49.8||20.3|
|Public debt (% of GDP)||177.4||85.0|
|Gender pay gap (%)*||15.0||16.3|
|At-risk-of-poverty rate (%)||35.7||23.7|
|Human development index||16 (EU-28 ranking)|
|Corruption perception index**||27 (EU-28 ranking)|
Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2015 except where * indicates 2010 and ** indicates 2016.
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Results from the previous funding period
Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Greece? Project partnerships between entities in Greece and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.
Project stories, news and features
The Active Citizens Fund has kicked-off in Greece with a roadshow presenting funding opportunities for Greek civil society. The roadshow began with the programme launch event in Athens on 21 February 2019 and finished in Heraklion, Crete, on 21 March 2019. Events were also held in Thessaloniki, Drama and Patra.
Invitation to bid: Fund Operator for the Local Development and Poverty Reduction and Asylum and Migration programmes in Greece06.07.2018
The Financial Mechanism Office (FMO) – the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants – is seeking a joint technical Fund Operator to manage the EEA Grants programmes for Local Development and Poverty Reduction and Asylum and Migration in Greece 2014-2021. This is the invitation to bid.
Almost 14 million young people in Europe are not in employment, education or training. The EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment supports the most vulnerable and hard-to-reach among them and aim to help them into the labour market.