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163 applications for Major Cultural Projects

The application for Alfred Kordelin Foundation’s major cultural projects funding and grants from city and dedicated funds ended on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at 4 pm. in Finnish time. 163 Major cultural project applications were sent by the deadline. The number of applications increased slightly compared to last year (149 applications in 2023). The applications…


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Grant applications in January 2024

In January 2024, major cultural projects funding for two-year projects as well as smaller grants from the Foundation’s city and dedicated funds can be applied for. The application period for both applications will end on Wednesday 31 January 2024 at 4 pm. in Finnish time. A grant is applied for in the grants online service…


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Holiday opening hours of the office and grant info in January

The Foundation’s office is closed from 22 December 2023 to 26 December 2023 and on New Year’s Day 1 January 2024. On the days in between, we serve as normal (Mon-Fri opening hours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) The payment date for the January grants is January 3, 2024. Payment requests for January must be…



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Major cultural projects 2024 | Grant info in December

Welcome to Major cultural projects grant info on Tuesday, December 12 from 1pm to 2pm. The is a remote event (Teams), which must be pre-registered. The event is aimed at applicants who are planning to apply on this application round (1.-31.1.2024). Further informationon our website: Major cultural projects Mr. Erik Båsk, the CEO of Alfred…


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Three winners of the Alfred Kordelin €50,000 prize

This year’s recipients of the Alfred Kordelin Prize, awarded to meritorious contributors, are Olli Vapalahti, Professor of Zoonotic Virology; Stefan Moster, translator; and the Faktabaari. Each prize winner receives €50,000. With the Alfred Kordelin Prize, the Foundation wishes to celebrate individuals, working groups and collectives who perform important work in our society, and create the…


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The Alfred Kordelin Foundation awards €3.9 million in annual grants

In this autumn’s application round, the Alfred Kordelin Foundation awarded a total of €3.9 million to science, arts, and public education. A total of 210 grants were awarded, with one-year full-time grants awarded to 87 professionals. Grants are used e.g. for writing fiction, preparing theatre productions, and finalizing dissertations. The Foundation received 1,845 applications. –…


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1,845 applications for Yearly grants

The application for Alfred Kordelin Foundation’s Yearly grants ended on Monday, August 15, 2023. A total of 1,845 grant applications were submitted for science, art and public education (science 462, art 1,015, public education 368). The new guidelines for the annual grants reduced the number of applications by approx. 40% compared to the previous year….


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The application for Yearly Grants has started

The Alfred Kordelin Foundation’s application for yearly grants started on Tuesday, August 1. The application ends on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 at 16:00 Finnish time. Grant applications can be prepared and sent in the grant online service only during the application period. Grants online service SCIENCE The Foundation awards grants for finalizing Ph.D. theses, and…


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Application for Yearly grants 1–15 August 2023 and Grants Info in August

The application for Alfred Kordelin Foundation’s Yearly grants for science, art and public education starts on Tuesday, August 1 and ends on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 at 16:00 Finnish time. The deadline for the supervisor’s statements of dissertation applications is Tuesday, August 22 at 4:00 PM Finnish time. Grant applications can be prepared and sent…