Talent Norge AS was founded on 21 January 2015 by Sparebankstiftelsen DNB, Cultiva and the Norwegian Ministry of Culture, as a corporation with ideal purpose. Talent Norge is an initiative aiming at helping young talents and artist advance further within their field, through structured talent development.

In cooperation with foundations, funds and companies, Talent Norge helps financing projects that works with talents at a high level. Talent Norge does not support individual talents, but collaborates with talent developers from all cultural fields. By supporting talents early on, Talent Norge wants to help more young artists acquire successful careers, both nationally and internationally.

Talent Norge provides no support without private co-funding.