The Nordic Culture Fund supports an innovative and dynamic artistic and cultural scene in the Nordic Region, one that is diverse, accessible and of high quality.

Get inspired at the new subsite for puls!
The fund participates and develops the Nordic Cultural Political Summit on 8-9th of May 2018 in Malmø.

Your application process

1. Your bright idea

Develop your project and draw inspiration from successful applicants. Consider applying for OPSTART funding to develop your idea and your Nordic network.

2. Your application

Get off to a good start – read the application criteria. Create a profile and submit your application on My Page. If you are applying for OPSTART fill in the application here

3. Response and payment(s)

Await a response to your application. See what to do once you receive funding.

The Nordic Culture Fund’s three-year music initiative, puls, kicked off in August 2017. puls is now moving into its second year and welcoming new applications from festivals and venues in Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Åland Islands.
Strategic work meeting will give an understanding of the work of the Nordic Culture Fund in a changing world. Discussions about the role and development of Nordic culture and art will be held at the meeting.


The Nordic Culture Fund awards grants worth approximately DKK 29 million every year


The Fund receives 1,100 applications every year


Every year approximately 160 receive funding for projects, 80 receive funding for OPSTART and 10 receive funding for HANDMADE