A total of 141 million euros was made available from the European
Regional development Fund (ERDF) to cover the full programme of 153
projects, 119 million euros of which was used to finance the 147
projects actually carried out. The Member States covered two thirds of
the costs themselves, bringing the IRMA programme total to 365 million
euros. IRMA covered between 10 and 50 percent of project's budget.