Grants in Poland
January 10, 2014
January 08, 2014 Government of Republic of Poland passed
a draft of Partnership Agreement. The document
determines scope of use of European funds in Poland,
which are going to be available in form of grants from
2014 to 2020.
Within the new programmed period of time ca. 345
milliard PLN will be available.
operational schemes it is considered ca. 320 milliard
PLN to be available. Three milliards will be available
within scope of European Territorial Cooperation. In
addition ca. 17 milliard PLN is going to be available
with the scope of financial instruments and schemes
managed by European Commission and ca. 2 milliard PLN
within the scope of Fund for European Aid to the Most
Deprived. For the purposes of technical aid ca.1,2
milliard is allocated and ca. 290 milliard for the
Innovation actions within the field of development of
Picture 1 presents basic structure of allocation of
financial means within the period from 2014 to 2020.
Basic structure of allocation of financial means in
Total allocation for Poland amounts ca. 345 milliard
PLN. The biggest program is the Infrastructure and
Environment 2014-2020 into which 33,32% of financial
means were allocated. The regional programs received
allocation of 37,85%.
2014 to 2020 grants will be available in scope of 6
all-Poland operational programs and 16 regional ones.
There are 6 all-Poland programs which includes various
Program Infrastructure and Environment 2014-2020
Program is aimed at among others projects of
low-emission economy, environment preservation, power
industry, health care and culture. Available allocation
amounts 114,97 milliard PLN. The program is addressed to
public and private bodies.
Program Intelligent Development
The assistance available within scope of the program
will be purposed for increasing level of innovation and
competitiveness of Polish economy. Among beneficiaries
of the program there are institutions of business
environment, entrepreneurs and science. Available
allocation amounts 35,98 milliard PLN.
Program Knowledge Education and Development
program is intended for funding social actions. It will
be offered, among others, assistance for unemployed,
excluded or persons wishing to improve qualifications.
Available allocation amounts 18,46 milliard PLN.
Program Digital Poland
Financial means available within scope of the program
will be intended for giving assistance to information
and communication technologies.
Among beneficiaries of the program there are mainly
telecommunication companies, public administration,
science bodies and self-governing public bodies.
Available allocation amounts 9,42 milliard PLN.
Program Eastern Poland
program constitutes additional aid for regions of
Eastern Poland. Grants will be addressed among others
for assisting competitiveness and innovations as well as
international promotion. It is assumed assistance for
research and development activity. Financial means will
be also intended for development of internal
communication. Available allocation amounts 8,84
Program Technical Aid
program is aimed at funding system of implementation of
EU grants in Poland. Educational and promotional
activities will be conducted among others.
Available allocation amounts 2,92 milliard PLN.
region (voivodship) will be accomplishing its own
operational program. Programs are aimed at improving
competitiveness of a region and improvement of quality
of life of its inhabitants by exploiting its specific
resources. Priority tasks include, among others, giving
assistance for entrepreneurship, education, employment,
infrastructure of environment preservation, energetics
Picture 2 presents available allocation in
Allocation in particular regions (2014-2020)
Total allocation for regional programs amounts ca.
130,58 milliard PLN. The biggest aid will receive
Silesian Voivodship (11,12%) and Lesser Poland
Voivodship (9,20%). The smallest amount will receive
Opole (3,02%) and Lubusz (2,9%) Voivodships.
the article were presented basic information about
programs of financial aid in Poland, which are planned
to operating with the period of 2014-2020. In order to
receive additional information please contact us at:
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Developed on the basis of:
Ministerstwo Rozwoju Regionalnego (2013),
perspektywy finansowej na lata 2014-2020
(preliminary draft). Warsaw, June 19, 2013
Ministerstwo Rozwoju Regionalnego (2013),
perspektywy finansowej na lata 2014-2020. Załączniki
do Umowy Partnerstwa (preliminary draft).
Warsaw, June 12, 2013.
Ministerstwo Infrastruktury i Rozwoju (2014),
projekty dokumentów na nową perspektywę finansową.
Press release. Warsaw, January 08, 2014.