The EEA and Norway Grants represents the contribution from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway to reduce economic and social disparities and strengthen cooperation with 14 EU countries.
Part of the funding is set aside to strengthen civil society and active citizenship. An Active Citizen Fund is created in each beneficiary state for this purpose.
Our latest project stories
Read about successful partnership projects between Norwegian and European civil society organisations:
Two Weeks at the Norwegian Helsinki Committee
As part of a partnership between Open Society Bulgaria and the Norwegian Helsinki Committee, a talented Bulgarian student spent two ...
Empowering Ex-inmates to become Criminal Justice Advocates
Discover how the Czech Republic’s Rubikon Centre and Norway’s WayBack are empowering ex-inmates to reform Czechia’s criminal justice system, tackling ...
Combating Child Abuse in Romania
Recent data reveals a stark reality in Romania, where a minor becomes a victim of sexual abuse every six hours. ...
From Nail Factory to Eco-Factory
A trio of female entrepreneurs are looking to build a “repair hub” in Oslo, where broken things can be turned ...
Overview of open calls
This page offers an overview of bilateral funding opportunities under the Active Citizens Fund open to donor country partners from ...
Read about events, opportunities for cooperation and calls.
Find inspiration in former bilateral projects and read about past successful projects
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Where we are active
Project support is available to applicants in 14 European countries.
How to get involved
How do you best approach a potential partner in order to start exploring the opportunity of implementing a project together?