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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 is the investment of the Nordic Culture Fund in the initial phases of new art and culture projects, designed to strengthen the Nordic ambitions of the projects. Opstart supports the joint development of promising project ideas.

  • Convincing idea
  • Joint development
  • Response within 20 workdays
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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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Globus is the Nordic Culture Fund's thematic funding programme 2020-2024, designed to give artists and cultural players new opportunities to seek funding for projects that extend beyond the Nordic region.

In 2022-2023 the programme will include the sub-programme Globus Opstart, partnership projects with global actors and a new form of support, which will be launched during Spring 2022.

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Puls is a five-year funding programme 2017-2022. In 2017-2021, Puls has allocated approximately DKK 20.5 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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