Home for Cooperation - Photo:Home for Cooperation
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EEA and Norway Grants

Do you have an idea for a green, competitive and inclusive Europe?


Ongoing open calls are announced at the website of the EEA and Norway Grants.

1. Invitation to bid: Fund Operator for the Active Citizens Fund in Cyprus
The Financial Mechanism Office – the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants – is seeking a Fund Operator to develop and implement the Active Citizens Fund, an EEA Grants programme for civil society in Cyprus. Deadline 1 November 2019.

2. Invitation to bid: Fund Operator for pre-defined civil society projects in Cyprus.
The Financial Mechanism Office – the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants – is seeking a technical Fund Operator to manage an EEA Grants programme in Cyprus comprising the two pre-defined projects ‘Home for Cooperation’ and ‘Centre for Visual Arts and Research’. Deadline 1 November 2019.


The agreement of the new funding period for Cyprus was signed in March 2019. New cooperation agreements with Cyprus signed in March 2019  Areas of support are:

  • Strengthening civil society.

    Facilitating bi-communal cooperation.

    Improving social services for vulnerable groups (e.g. children in need, people with disabilities).

    Improving health diagnostics and capacity.

    Reducing vulnerability to climate change and improving environmental status.


The EEA and Norway Grants represent the contribution of Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein to reducing economic and social disparities and strengthening bilateral relations with EU countries in Central and Southern Europe. The basis for the Grants is the EEA Agreement. The EEA Agreement enables the free movement of goods, services, people and capital within the European internal market. It includes a common goal of reducing social and economic disparities in Europe. Norway contributes towards this goal through the EEA and Norway Grants. Norway provides 98% of the funding.


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