EEA Grants

 

About the EEA Grants

 
On 10 June 2011 Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 (Norway Grants) and on 17 June 2011 Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the EEA Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 (EEA Grants) was signed between Iceland, The Principality of Liechtenstein, the Kingdom of Norway and the Republic of Poland.
 
Objectives
The overall objectives of the EEA Grants – similarly to the 2004-2009 financial perspective – are to contribute to the reduction of economic and social disparities in the European Economic Area and to the strengthening of bilateral relations between the Donor States and the Beneficiary States.
 
Allocation
Total allocation for Poland amounts to EUR 578 million.
 
Duration
Eligibility period for expenses incurred within individual projects approved for implementation ends on 30 April 2016.
 
Eligible applicants
Applicants eligible for receiving financial support are private and public entities as well as non-governmental organizations established legally in Poland, as well intergovernmental organizations operating in Poland.
 
Detailed eligibility regulations have been specified in operational programmes for iindividual areas of support.
 
Distribution of EEA Grants and Norway Grants 2009-2014 in Poland
Area of support within the new perspective is broad. The largest part of the funding has been allocated for the protection of environment – EUR 247 million. EUR 110 million of this sum shall be used for financing projects focused on protection of the biological diversity and ecosystems, improvement of environmental monitoring and inspection as well as on saving energy and promoting renewable energy sources. The Operator for the above mentioned programmes is the Ministry of Environment in cooperation with the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management. The remaining EUR 137 million has been earmarked for the carbon capture and storage programme (CCS) implemented with the Ministry of Economy acting as the Programme Operator.
 
Table No.1. Allocation of funding within the protection of environment support area
           
EEA Grants
programme
allocation
PL02 The protection of the biological diversity and ecosystems
EUR 20 000 000
PL03 Improving environmental monitoring and inspection
EUR 15 000 000
PL04 Saving energy and promoting renewable energy sources
EUR 75 000 000

 

Success Grants
Projects with a grant from EEA FM & NFM 2004-2009
Best practices presentation

norweskie_granty_w._angielska.pdf
norweskie_granty_w._angielska.pdf - (2,79 MB) Success Grants - Best practices presentation
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