Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2021

Norway Grants 2014-2021 - basic information

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Norway Grants are the non-refundable financial aid from Norway to new EU countries. The Norway Grants have their basis in the EEA Agreement. Under this agreement, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are part of the European internal market. Currently third edition of Norway Grants is preparing to be implemented – for the 2014-2021 period.

The overall objectives of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 are to contribute to the reduction of economic and social disparities in the European Economic Area and to strengthen bilateral relations between Norway and the Beneficiary States.

The basis of implementation Norway Grants in Poland is Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2021. The document was signed between The Kingdom of Norway and Republic of Poland on 20th December 2017.

Amount allocated for Poland in this edition is EUR 809,3 m. Ministry of Interior and Administration with support of European Projects Implementation Centre is a Programme Operator for a Programme Home Affairs. There is earmarked EUR 20 m for the Programme.

Programme Areas

Under the umbrella of Home Affairs Programme 3 Programme Areas are distinguished:

  1. PA 18: Asylum and Migration;
  2. PA 20: International Police Cooperation and Combating Crime;
  3. PA 23: Disaster Prevention and Preparedness

Support recipients

Eligible applicants in an open call procedures are institutions from the public finance sector, including local government and NGOs or international organizations engaged in relevant PA issues.

Open calls

Programme Operator has planned to conduct two open call procedures – one for PA18 and one for PA20. For open call under Programme Area Asylum and Migration around EUR 3,7 m will be available. For open call under Programme Area International Police Cooperation and Combating Crime around EUR 5,3 m will be available.

Cost of the project chose in the open call procedure cannot be lower than 200 000 EUR and higher than 1 500 000 EUR.

Detailed information concerning open calls will be published later.

More information regarding Norway Grants in Poland, other programmes under the current edition and all of the relevant documents can be found on

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