Seed Funding For Co-operation Projects In The Baltic Sea Region

Organisations working towards sustainable economic, environmental or social development are invited to apply for funding to support their projects. Joint initiatives should be realised by partners in Sweden, the Baltic Sea region, and the Eastern Partnership region. The deadline is on Thursday 11th February 2021.

The Swedish Institute seeks to strengthen Sweden’s relations and develop co-operation with the countries around the Baltic Sea and the immediate area.

Swedish organisations can apply for funding from the Swedish Institute in order to co-operate with organisations in the Baltic Sea region countries including Russia and organisations in the EU’s Eastern Partnership countries.

The project activities that the Swedish Institute supports via seed funding must be clearly linked to one or more of the challenges identified in the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea region.

Furthermore, projects should help create conditions for long-term, sustainable relations in the region.When filling out the application, you will find some documents only in Swedish – they are intended for the Swedish main applicants only.

The deadline is on Thursday 11th February 2021.


Main Criteria

Projects can run for no longer than 18 months. Applicants can request SEK 100,000-500,000 in funding. The application must include at least three actors in three different countries eligible for support, one of which is Sweden.

Countries eligible for funding are Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Russian Federation, Sweden and Ukraine.

Find out more here.

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