Cultural grants

  • Hafnarborg1

The Culture- & tourism committee of Hafnarfjörður advertises open grants for projects, events and co-operation agreements in the field of culture and arts in Hafnarfjörður twice a year.

The aim is to promote cultural activities and support individuals and organizations in accordance with the cultural policy of the town.

The artists, organizations and/or events need to have a connection to the town in one way or another. For example as a resident, placing the event in Hafnarfjörður or promoting cultural activities in the town.

Co-operation agreements and events can last up to three years. Please note the grant does not support the following: operating costs, travel- and educational costs.

Applications need to include the following:

  • Goal of the project, description and reason for application
  • Amount applied for
  • Project schedule
  • Other means of funding, if applicable
  • Estimated total cost of project

Read more about the rules forculture grants fund. (In Icelandic)

Applications are available through the online portal, My pages, accessible through the website of Hafnarfjörður:

Applicants need either an electronic ID or Íslykilll to access my pages. The service center of Hafnarfjörður can assist you with the application via phone 585 5500 or e-mail