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The Nordic Culture Fund supports projects which stimulate the development of artistic and cultural life in the Nordic region. Here you can read more about our current funding programmes.

Opstart supports development of promising project ideas and the start-up phase of new projects with a clear development perspective.

  • Convincing idea
  • Joint development
  • Response within 20 work days

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Project funding

The Nordic Culture Fund awards grants to art and culture projects three times a year. 

  • Quality of the project
  • Nordic relevance
  • Co-financing
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Puls is a four-year funding programme 2017-2021. In 2017-2019, The Fund has allocated DKK 13 million to venues and festivals throughout the Nordic Region. 

  • Nordic concerts of high quality, accessible to all
  • New Nordic networks
  • Communication and audience development
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Globus is the fund's new funding programme that will be launched in 2021.

The programme is a response to the ever-growing need for new ways to act informally and progressively across borders.

Globus makes room for global perspectives and it allows Nordic culture to expand beyond the Nordic countries.

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