This is your funding checklist

Answer the questions to check whether you fit.


Do you have at least three partners from three Programme area countries ready to work together?
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Germany (the States (Länder) of Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schleswig-Holstein and Niedersachsen (only NUTS II area Lüneburg region))
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Poland
  • Sweden
  • Norway (the Regions of Trøndelag, Møre og Romsdal, Vestland, Rogaland, Agder, Vestfold og Telemark, Viken, Innlandet, Oslo)



Is your organisation a legal entity type listed by the Programme?
  • Local, regional or national public authority
  • Infrastructure and public service provider; sectoral agency
  • Small and medium enterprise; large enterprise; business support organisation
  • Education/training centre and school; higher education and research institution
  • Non-governmental organisation; international governmental organisation
  • European Economic Interest Grouping
  • European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation
  • Hospital and medical centre
  • Interest group




Does your project idea fit one of seven Programme topics?
  • Resilient economies and communities
  • Responsive public services
  • Sustainable waters
  • Blue economy
  • Circular economy
  • Energy transition
  • Green smart mobility




Can your project idea bring a tangible change to a selected topic or bring a solution to a challenge within the time of up to 36 months?

There are two main project types: core projects and small projects. In core projects (duration up to 36 months), you will prepare, pilot and transfer practical and durable solutions to the challenges you identify.

Small projects (duration up to 24 months) facilitate easier access to the Programme. Here you will also develop practical and durable outputs. In addition, you will focus on building trust that could lead to further cooperation initiatives, initiating and keeping networks; bringing the Programme closer to the citizens as well as responding to unpredictable and urgent challenges.


Can you secure your own financial contribution and be read to pre-finance project activities?

Project partners have to provide their own contribution to receive Programme co-financing. EU partners are entitled to receive up to 80% co-financing from the European Regional Development Fund. Partners from Norway will receive up to 50% co-financing from Norwegian national funding. Payments are issues in accordance with reporting cycles. 

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