Grants are awarded for sciences, literature, arts and public education for individuals, working groups and collectives.
Alfred Kordelin Foundation’s August grant application round will start on Sunday 1 August and ends 15 August 24:00 in Finnish time. The application form will open in online service at the same time when the application period starts, 1th August. Please read instructions for Grant Applicant. More information about applying grants etc. can be found on our website.
The Foundation awards primarily personal working grants for a duration of 12 or 6 months, and with a maximum amount of € 24,000 or € 12,000, for work on science literature, arts and public education. Project grants can be awarded to working groups and collectives. A project grant can be max. €30,000, for a max. duration of 12 months.
Sciences – For the finalization of Ph.D work and for the beginning post doc -researchers
Grants are awarded to private individuals for final stages and finalization of Ph.D. work in various sciences, for beginning post doctoral researchers, travelling to congresses and work as a visiting scholar. Grants are not awarded for first degrees, or to working groups and collectives. Read more: August application round | Sciences
Note! Statements related to dissertations and applications for post-doctoral research, the deadline for dissertation permits and diplomas is one week after the end of the application period, Sunday 22 August at 24.00 Finnish time. Inform your supervisor of the deadline now if you need a statement on the progress of your work in your application.
Grants are awarded for work on literature, dramatic art and translating literature into Finnish. Project grants can be awarded to working groups and collectives.
Read more: August application round | Literature
Grants are awarded for artistic work in visual arts, music, applied arts, handicrafts, photography, dance and video art, architecture, and doctoral dissertations in the arts. Project grants can be awarded to working groups and collectives. Read more: August application round | Arts
Grants are awarded for the production of researched and expertise-based information to the general public for non-fiction books, mass communication and for projects which promotes knowledge and key competences of lifelong learning. Project grants can be awarded to working groups and collectives. Read more: August application round | Public education
More information, grant criterias and details related to applying grant can be found on our website: Grants. If you have questions about using grant or applying grant, first please have a look to our Questions & answers -site
Office opening hours
The Foundation’s office will be closed from 1 to 31 July 2021. We will serve grant recipients and applicants by email and phone starting on Monday, August 2, on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Be sure to submit your July and August payment requests by June 22 on our grant online service. We will process payment requests next time in August. Requests for changes, certificates and other similar matters related to the use of the grant will normally be processed until Midsummer 24.6. Thereafter, we will process requests and questions received from August 2. The Foundation’s office wishes you a nice and warm summer!
Alfred Kordelin Foundation Office (only weekdays between 9 am and 4 pm)
puhelin: +358 50 439 3661