Nata Vestnorden

Application guide

This guide explains how to apply for a NATA grant. Anyone from Greenland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands can apply, and you can find out more about the two kind of grants that we offer on our Apply now page.

How to apply

Submitting an application

You can apply for a NATA grant using our online application forms.
The information you will need to complete the forms includes:

There are two separate application forms for the two types of grants that we offer. Find them here:


There are two application deadlines each year – usually in February and September. Follow the News on this page for dates.
Our online forms are active all year round (except in the weeks after the deadlines, when applications are evaluated).

How applications for tourism development and marketing grants are evaluated

The applications are evaluated on the following factors:

Please read the NATA evaluation criteria carefully before you send in the application

NATA evaluation criteriaDownload

Support within this category is only considered to projects involving a collaboration between at least two of the three West Nordic Countries: Greenland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands.

The maximum grant offered for these type of projects is DKK 100.000, and this amount must not exceed 50% of the project‘s entire funding. The grant is not for wages or consultant fees.

How applications for travel support are evaluated

We evaluate applications for travel support based on the following factors:

The maximum we offer for travel support is:

The grant is only intended for travel costs – not accommodation or daily expenses.

What happens next?

Twice a year, after the two application deadlines, the NATA Board will evaluate current applications. They will decide which projects will receive funding, and how much will be given.

Shortly after this, applicants will be informed by email whether their application has been successful or not.

Successful applications

Successful applicants will be notified by email. If you have been granted a Tourism development and marketing grant, you will receive a management contract to sign and also be notified if there are any other terms that you need to fulfil to receive the grant.

If there are any changes to your project after you have been granted money, then you should notify NATA by email as soon as possible.

Once your project or trip is completed

Tourism development and marketing grants:

After the completion of your project you must email NATA:

Travel grants:

You will need to email NATA documentation of: