The Nordic Council of Ministers' Open Call Program for Co-operation with Northwest Russia includes funding for cooperation and networking projects between Nordic and Northwest Russian NGOs.
All parties in the Nordics and Northwest Russia are eligible for funding.
As a rule, the applicant / lead partner for the project must be from one of the Nordic countries. The partnerships must include at least one partner form Northwest Russia and partners from at least two Nordic countries.
- The Nordic countries are: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and the three self-governing areas: the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland.
- The Northwest Russia includes the following regions: St Petersburg City, Archangelsk Oblast, Kaliningrad Oblast, Leningrad Oblast, Murmansk Oblast, Pskov Oblast, and Republic of Karelia.
The project activities should focus on establishment of networks and exchange of experiences. All thematic areas are eligible and special allocations are made available for strengthening democracy, human rights, civil society and NGO cooperation.
The yearly grant per application cannot exceed 500,000 DKK (67,000 euros).
For more information, see: https://www.norden.org/da/node/34030
The Nordic Council of Ministers' program for NGO cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region supports NGO's from Russia, Belarus, Poland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Greenland, Faroe Islands and Åland Islands.
It is a formal requirement that the applicant and relevant partners are Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). The program defines NGOs as "non-profit, publicly anchored, civic organizations that are neither owned nor controlled by public authorities, nor by private companies, and which have an open and democratic structure".
Projects under the auspices of the NGO program must have - including the applicant - at least
- one partner in the Nordic Region,
- one partner from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, or Poland, and
- one partner from Northwest Russia, or Belarus.
The yearly grant cannot exceed 500,000 DKK (67,000 euros).
The Culture and Art Program of Nordic Culture Point supports Nordic cooperation within all areas of art and culture, in all project phases: preliminary work, production, presentation and dissemination.
Each project should include parties from at least three countries, of which at least two should be Nordic (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden and / or the Faroe Islands, Greenland and the Åland Islands). It means organizations from countries outside the Nordic region also can be partners. Furthermore, the applicant organization are not required to be resident or active in the Nordic countries nor be Nordic nationals, provided the Nordic dimensions of the project are otherwise satisfied.
The Program is open for both professional and amateur sectors, and the voluntary sector.
Projects can be granted:
- up to 7,000 EUR with full financing
- up to 40,000 EUR with at least 30% co-financing
- up to 100,000 EUR with at least 50% co-financing
For more information, see: https://www.nordiskkulturkontakt.org/en/grants/about-the-grant-programmes/culture-and-art-programme/
Nordplus is the largest educational support programmefor mobility and co0llaboration projects within the Nordic Council of Ministers and it is funded by the Nordic and Baltic countries.
Only applicants from the Nordic countries - Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, the Baltic countries - Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania - and the autonomous regions of Åland, the Faroe Islands and Greenland, which act as independent countries in Nordplus, are eligible for grants.
Nordplus Adult provides an average of 50,000 euros for a two-year Nordplus Adult collaboration project involving three or four partners.
For more information, see: https://www.nordplusonline.org/