The pool


You can now apply for funding from the Nordic Youth Pool for activities by and for young people across the Nordic region! If you have a good idea for an activity and a partner from another Nordic country, you are more than welcome to apply. To receive funding, the activity must have participants from at least two Nordic countries (see guidelines below).

The NUBF project aims to create strong links between young people across the Nordic borders through activities for and by young people. Young people between 16-30 years from all over the Nordic countries can apply.

There are two application deadlines:

The first is on the 2nd of March 2021. Activities that receive funding from this round can begin on the 1st of April 2021.

The second is on the 16th of August 2021. Activities that receive funding here can start on the 1st of October 2021.

Remember that NUBF also includes a youth training session in June 2021, which will help you on your way to plan cool activities with other young people from all over the Nordic region. NB! It is not a requirement that you participate in the youth training to apply for the pool. The pool is open to everyone and you can apply now.

More information and guidance on how to apply for the pool can be found below.

Important dates
Application deadline: 2nd of March 2021 or 16th of August 2021
Grants committee meeting: Middle of March 2021, and start September 2021
Starting of activities: 1st of April 2021, or 1st of October 2021
Youth training: 18th-20th June 2021

Digital guidance meeting: The Nordic Youth Pool

The digital guidance meeting will be held to provide help on how to apply for the Nordic youth pool. The pool is available to provide financial support for the activities young people plan and execute.

The guidance meeting will be of practical character and will discuss pool guidelines, how to apply for it, how to implement certain requirements in the activities and much more.

You can write a pre-prepared question to us when applying for a spot. By so doing, we will make sure that as many questions as possible can be answered within the time constraints of the meeting.

When: Thursday the 4th of February 2021, at 17.00-18.00 (Danish time)

Place:Online (information and link will follow after you have applied for the event)


Target group: The target group for this event are representatives from youth organisations or from self-organised youth groups. You have an idea for a Nordic activity, and plan to apply for the Nordic youth pool either at the deadline on the 2nd of March 2021, or on the 16th of August 2021.

You do not have to prepare for the event in any way and there is no requirement to be active during it. All questions and comments you may have will be in written form.

Application: https://duf.nemtilmeld.dk/381/

We look forward to seeing you!

Who can apply?

All youth associations and self-organized youth groups, structured around democratic values, in voluntary settings and with a homestead in the Nordics, can apply for the pool.

The activities granted funding must be arranged by and for young people, between 16-30 years old.


You can read the pool guidlines, adopted on the 28th of October 2020, here:


You can also find instructions for the guidelines, to help with your application, here:


Application form

To apply for the Nordic Youth Pool, download and fill out the application form here (either by using the pdf-file og Word-file).

To complete the application, also fill out the online application scheme below and attach your completed application form by submitting your pdf- or Word-file in step 4.

The grants committee

The grants committee consists of 7 members, all under the age of 30. They are responsible for granting applications in the Nordic Youth Pool.

Five members of the committee come from each of the independent Nordic countries' national youth councils. One each year comes from a youth council of the self-governing areas, rotating the responsibility each year. The last member comes from the presidium of the Nordic Youth Council (UNR).