Jump to navigation Jump to content


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

  • Supporting reform of correctional services, including improving rehabilitation
  • Strengthening cooperation between local and regional authorities in Latvia and Norway
  • Realising green innovation business opportunities
  • Strengthening civil society
  • Improving environmental monitoring systems
  • Increasing intercultural awareness and dialogue with national minorities


Total allocation:€53.7 M
EEA Grants:€19.7 M
Norway Grants:€34 M
Total allocation:€73 M
EEA Grants:€34.6 M
Norway Grants:€38.4 M
Total allocation:€102.1 M
EEA Grants:€50.2 M
Norway Grants:€51.9 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


Go to gallery

Distribution of funding 2009-14


Country facts

  Latvia EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 64 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) 2.4 1.4
Unemployment rate (%)* 10.0 9.1
Youth unemployment rate (%)* 18.0 20.0
Public debt (% of GDP) 40.6 86.8
Gender pay gap (%) 15.2 16.1
At-risk-of-poverty rate (%) 32.7 24.4
Human development index (2014) 25 (EU-28 ranking)
Corruption perception index (2014) 21 (EU-28 ranking)

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2014 except where * indicates 2015. Last updated in June 2016.

Evaluations and reviews

See all

Results from the previous funding period

Read about results in Latvia in the 2004-2009 funding period

Get involved

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

View overview of the process to apply for grant support

View step-by-step how to find or become a project partner

See how you may participate under a fund promoting cooperation

Project stories, news and features

Working together to help young people get work


More than 300 project ideas on how to get young people into the labour market were submitted by the deadline for applications to the new EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment.

Introducing alternatives to imprisonment


With support from Norwegian partners, the Latvian Probation Service are exploring alternatives to prison that can contribute to successful rehabilitation and lower the number of prisoners in Latvian prisons. 

The priceless checkpoint in Riga


Every week approximately 30 people take an express HIV-test at the checkpoint run by the human rights organisation MOZAIKA. Five percent of the tests turns out to be positive.