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The State Environmental Fund of the Czech Republic (SEF), founded in 1992, is a major state institution of the environmental sector which has substantively contributing to investments aimed at protecting and improving the environment.

The SEF obtains financial resources from the European Union, namely the Cohesion Fund, the European Regional Development Fund and The Next Generation EU Fund, from the state budget, and from fees collected from polluters – including wastewater discharge fees, fees for reclassifying agricultural land, air pollution fees and fees under the Waste Act. The Fund administers a large number of subsidy programmes.

A dense network of consultants, skilled and highly qualified project managers, the fair evaluation of applications and the quick payment of approved subsidies – these quality services are provided by the State Environmental Fund to all subsidy applicants and project contractors in the field of environmental improvement.