Cultural grants

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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 for culture 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 Íslykill to access my pages. The service center of Hafnarfjörður can assist you with the application via phone 585 5500 or e-mail