Applications to the Nordic-Baltic grant programmes 2020 to be open soon!


The 2020 deadlines for the Nordic-Baltic grant programmes for cultural and societal activities have been published. The grant programmes are aimed at different target groups. Some of the funding can only be granted to professionals, while other ones are open for anyone with a good idea and a network in several Nordic and/or Baltic countries. The programmes are financed by the governments of the Nordic and Baltic countries.

The applicants can choose from the following programmes:

CULTURE AND ART PROGRAMME grants support to projects within all areas of art and culture, in all project phases: preliminary work, production, presentation and dissemination. The nearest deadline is March 5.

THE NORDIC-BALTIC MOBILITY PROGRAMME enables artists to present their work in other countries in Nordic and/or Baltic countries, launch joint projects and work in new environment. The programme consists of the following modules:

  • Mobility funding is intended for the travel and/or stay of professional artists or cultural workers. The nearest deadline is February 4.
  • Support to Artists’ Residencies provides funding for residency centres to receive professional foreign artists and cultural operators. The only one deadline for submitting applications is February 7.
  • Network funding enables periods for cooperation, exchange of ideas and knowledge between professional artists and cultural workers. Can be a long-term or a short-term funding. The nearest deadline is February 21.

THE NORDIC CULTURE FUND supports projects which stimulate the development of artistic and cultural life in the Nordic region. The fund consists of four different programmes: OPSTART, Project Funding, HANDMADE and PULS. The nearest deadline is February 3.

NORDPLUS programme supports mobility, project and network activities of Nordic and Baltic institutions and organisations working with or involved in education and training. Five different sub-programmes are available to apply: Nordplus Junior, Nordplus Higher Education, Nordplus Adult, Nordplus Horizontal and Nordplus Nordic Languages. Deadline for applications is February 3.

More detailed information about the programmes with exact requirements as well as all deadlines for applications can be found here.