Fellowships & Grants

—Image Courtsey of Sanna Blomqvist

Current Public Project Grants

Blair Thomas & Company

Chicago, IL

In support of the artistic training and performances of Livsmedlet Theatre, a Finnish puppet company, at the Chicago Puppet Fest. From January 20-22, 2022, Livsmedlet Theatre will present four performances of its 2015 work Invisible Lands, a production that combines puppetry, choreography, and video projections to depict human experiences of exile and displacement.

Columbia University

New York, NY

In support of the honoraria for a speaker from Norway and a stipend for the Danish organizer at a two-day international roundtable entitled “Radical Capitalism: A Nordic Intervention,” a Columbia University and Barnard College co-sponsored event which will take place from September 27-28, 2021, at the Society of Fellows and the Heyman Center at Columbia University. This event will represent a focused effort to curate transatlantic academic networks between the U.S. and the Nordics and recordings of this round-table discussion will be made available on YouTube.

New York Scandia Symphony

New York, NY

In support of Scandia Symphony’s three Sunday concerts during the Scandinavian Music Festival at Fort Tryon Park in June 2021. These concerts will feature performances by the Scandia String Orchestra, the Scandia String Quartet, and the Scandia Brass Quintet.

National Nordic Museum

Seattle, WA

In support of Danish paper-cutting artist Karen Bit Vejle’s travel fees and honorarium for her


Awards: 4 Total Funding: $14,000