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Information for EEA and Norway Grants published in 2020.



3rd Open Call under the Fund for Bilateral Relations launched!

The Ministry of Finance – National Focal Point for the EEA and Norway Grants in the Czech Republic announces on 18 June 2020 the third Open Call for submission of Grant applications for bilateral initiatives under the Fund for Bilateral Relations within the framework of the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021.


Thanks to bilateral initiatives, Czech organizations have established or deepened relations with Norwegian and Icelandic partners

Organization of seminars for the professional public, creation of joint analysis, improvement of mutual understanding, and often also agreements on ongoing cooperation and joint projects. These are the results of the so-called bilateral initiatives of the Health Programme supported by the EEA and Norway Grants. Their participants focused on sharing experiences, for example in the field of eating disorders, the involvement of peer consultants in care in acute psychiatric wards, or the availability of follow-up care for people with aphasia.


Norway grants will help save habitats and endangered species outside protected areas

Up to 200 000 EUR for the conservation of endangered natural habitats and red-listed plant or animal species can be obtained for those interested in the new subsidy Call from the Norway Grants. In the "Rondane” Call, the State Environmental Fund of the Czech Republic offers a total of EUR 3 million for small rescue projects in localities outside specially protected areas. The submission of applications will start on September 14, 2020.


Roma Inclusion and Empowerment – Open Calls for Proposals of Projects

The Ministry of Finance in cooperation with the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic, announces on 23 June 2020 Calls for proposals of projects focusing on Roma inclusion and empowerment (HROVA1A – Support for Roma platforms at local and regional level, HROVA1B – Capacity building of Roma advisors).


3rd Open Call pre-announcement

On 18 June 2020, the Ministry of Finance – National Focal Point will announce the third Open Call for submission of Grant Applications for bilateral initiatives under the Fund for Bilateral Relations within the framework of EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021.


New Memorial in Lety Knows its Appearance

The Museum of Romani Cultur announced the winner of the landscape-architectural competition for the form of the future memorial “Lety: Memorial to the Holocaust of the Roma and Sinti in Bohemia”.


The Centre of Roma and Sinti will be established in Prague

The Museum of Romani Culture will open the Centre of Roma and Sinti in Prague (Prage 6 - Dejvice), which will be the first of its kind in the capital. This memory institution will not only present Romani history and spiritual and material culture, but will also become a social and community center offering educational and cultural activities to the general public.


Submission of Applications in Programme Culture Extended

With regards to the adverse development of the epidemiological situation in Europe and connected Extraordinary measures declared by the Government and the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic the deadline for submission of applications was extended in the following open calls.


Ministry of Finance – Working from Home

With regards to the extraordinary measures announced by the Government Office of the Czech Republic, the Ministry of Finance will as of today direct most of the staff to work from home.


Experts Wanted!

Do you speak fluent Czech and have experience in evaluation of cultural projects? Do you also have available time and energy to participate in the selection of projects under the running open calls? Excellent! We need your help!