The second NGO Fund of the EEA/Norway Grants – Autonómia

The second NGO Fund of the EEA/Norway Grants

2013-01-01 -

The overall objective of the Hungarian NGO Fund is “strengthened civil society development and enhanced contribution to social justice, democracy and sustainable development” (in Hungary). Based on the donors’ decision, throughout the Fund special attention is given to human rights of minorities (including minorities on grounds of ethnic origin, religious affiliation, language use and sexual orientation), good governance and transparency, combating racism and xenophobia (including hate speech and hate crimes) combating discrimination, social exclusion, gender inequalities and gender-based violence.

To this end the Fund supports projects developed in the following thematic areas:

  • democracy and human rights
  • gender and equal opportunities
  • community and organizational development
  • youth and children issues
  • environment and sustainable development
  • provision of welfare and basic service to vulnerable groups
  • empowerment of vulnerable groups, including Roma

The Fund is operated by the Hungarian Environmental Partnership Foundation – Ökotárs Alapítvány (HEPF) in cooperation with Autonomia Foundation, Foundation for Development of Democratic Rights (DemNet) and the Carpathian Foundation-Hungary.

Calls for proposals and other documents may be downloaded from the program webpage:


Evaluation of the EEA Grants NGO Programme strengthening civil society in Hungary


eea grants - norway grants



Balázs Rózsa
project coordinator
András Nun
program officer


  • EGT/Norvég Finanszírozási Mechanizmus Civil Támogatási Alap