The Nordic Culture Fund allocates grants on three levels: OPSTART which accepts applications all year round, Project funding with three annual deadlines and priority theme funding pools with specific criteria and application deadlines.
OPSTART supports new Nordic projects with a clear development perspective and the start-up phase of pilot projects.
The Nordic Culture Fund awards grants to art and culture projects three times a year.
HANDMADE has been The Fund's thematic theme pool around craftsmanship in 2016-2018.
It is still possible to apply for OPSTART og project funding inspired by HANDMADE.
puls is a three-year funding programme 2017-2019. In 2017-2018, The Fund has allocated DKK 9 million to 62 venues and festivals throughout the Nordic Region.