Ansøgningsfrist: 01. May 2021 kl. 23:59

Apply here


The purpose of the Releases grant is to support the release of works by the applying music publisher’s own authors. Funding is primarily awarded to recordings aimed at physical and/or digital albums, EPs, singles.

Who can apply?

All music publishers who are members of Koda can apply for funding from the Releases grant.

What can I apply for?

Music publishers can apply for funding for releases featuring their own authors as well as for projects launched by the relevant music publisher itself. Funding is primarily awarded to support the recording process, not production. Re-releases are not eligible for funding. Please note that a given author cannot receive funding from this grant more than twice in any given year.

What must I include in my application?

  • A project description (one page or less)
  • A budget (including revenues and any other foundations/grant schemes approached for funding)
  • A presentation of the publisher submitting the application, including the most important authors associated with the company.

When is the deadline?

Applications for the Releases grant are accepted three times a year. The application deadlines are:

1 May

1 September

18 December

Who will evaluate my application?

The committee of Musikforlæggerne is elected for two years at a time. In 2019, the committee comprises:

Christian Fløe Svenningsen
Finn Olafsson
Anders Fredslund-Hansen
Loui Törnqvist
Jacob ’Poe’ Stærmose

Details about the funding

Each individual author can receive funding from this grant no more than twice within a given year. A music publisher can submit a maximum of 10 applications for each application round, except in the case of special projects. It is possible to submit applications for funding for projects that have already been completed; however, the application must be submitted during the year in which the relevant project was completed.

When can I expect a reply?

You will receive a reply to your application approximately one month after the application deadline.

Managed by Musikforlæggerne

If you have any questions regarding the Releases grant, you are welcome to contact Hanne Christensen, hanne@musikforlæ

If you have any questions regarding the technicalities of your application, please contact Koda,