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Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway 28 November 2016 signed new Memoranda of Understanding with the Slovak Republic on the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021. Click here to find out more.

Areas of support

  • Business Development, Innovation and SMEs
  • Social Dialogue – Decent Work
  • Local Development, Poverty Reduction and Roma Inclusion 
  • Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
  • Cultural Entrepreneurship, Cultural Heritage and Cultural Cooperation
  • Civil Society
  • Good Governance, Accountable Institutions, Transparency and Cross-border Cooperation
  • Domestic and Gender-based Violence 


Total allocation:€70.3 M
EEA Grants:€32.3 M
Norway Grants:€38 M
Total allocation:€80.75 M
EEA Grants:€38.35 M
Norway Grants:€42.4 M
Total allocation:€113.1 M
EEA Grants:€54.9 M
Norway Grants:€58.2 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

  Slovakia EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 77 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) 2.5 1.4
Unemployment rate (%)* 10.8 9.1
Youth unemployment rate (%)* 25.4 20.0
Public debt (% of GDP) 53.5 86.8
Gender pay gap (%) 21.1 16.1
At-risk-of-poverty rate (%) 18.4 24.4
Human development index (2014) 19 (EU-28 ranking)
Corruption perception index (2014) 23 (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 Slovakia in the 2004-2009 funding period

Get involved

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

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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.

Women on the move


On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the EEA and Norway Grants have taken a week to celebrate the work and the people that, with the help of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, promote gender equality every day.