The Norwegian Culture Fund

Arts Council Norway
Key objectives of the measure:

The Norwegian Culture Fund was established in 1969. Cultural diversity has been a main priority for the Fund for several years, and actions contributing to the promotion of cultural diversity in the arts sector have been given high priority. However, cultural diversity projects are evaluated within the existing schemes, and there is no exclusive allocation set aside for cultural diversity projects. 

Scope of the measure:
Local, Regional, National
Main feature of the measure:

The Norwegian Cultural Fund provides governmental funding to the arts field, allocating project support to a broad spectre of cultural activities. The Norwegian Cultural Fund includes several purchasing schemes for literature, thus securing the distribution of high-quality literature, comics and periodicals to all public libraries all over the country. 

The figure provided below refers to the resourced allocated from 2007 through 2011.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

US  $118,576,180.80 

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)