Music Fund

Target group

Professional musicians, orchestras, bands, and choirs.


The fund is divided into two streams: Music, and Marketing. 


Application deadlines are twice a year, in May and November.

The next deadline is 15 May 2018 at 16:00 (4pm).

The fund will be open for applications six weeks before the deadline.


What are the objectives?

The role of the Music Fund is to promote Icelandic music and support dissemination of Icelandic musicians and their music.

Legislation nr: 76/2004 and regulations regarding allocations nr: 125/2005.

Who can apply?

Professional musicians and those connected to music projects.

What is funded?

General music activities as well as dissemination and marketing activities for music and professional musicians. Projects are usually funded for a year. The grants cannot be applied for organisational costs.

How to apply

The application procedure is online through Rannís application portal. Grants are awarded to designated projects which run no longer than one year.

Further information in Icelandic - Tónlistarsjóður

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