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The January grant application round ended

Grant application round for major cultural projects ended in January 31 2021. The application period was 1-31.1.2021. We received 168 applications. Thanks to all the applicants! Applications are evaluated by Alfred Kordelin Foundation’s multi-disciplinary team of experts. Shortlisted applicants are invited to present their projects in early March. Decisions on projects that will receive financing…


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January application round ends 31 January 2021

In January 2021, major cultural project grants and smaller grants from the Foundation’s city and dedicated funds application are open until end of the January 2021. The application period for both applications ends on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 12:00 in Finnish time. The grant is applied for in the online grant service by registering…



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January 2021 grant application

In January 2021, major cultural project grants and smaller grants from the Foundation’s city and dedicated funds application will be open. The application period for both applications starts on Friday, January 1, 2021 and ends on Sunday, January 31, 2021. The grant is applied for in the online grant service by registering as an applicant…


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The last will of a murdered man

On Monday, 21 December at 6:30 p.m., Yle will show the documentary Murhatun miehen viimeinen tahto, or “the last will of a murdered man”. “From such a great tragedy arises something as marvellous as the Kordelin Foundation’s cultural work during the 100 years of its history.” (Liisa Suvikumpu, Managing Director, Association of Finnish Foundations). In…


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Grant decisions and instructions in the online service

Decisions on grants awarded and instructions for grant usage are available in our grant online service starting from 10th November www.kordelin.fi. Sign in with the same username and password you created when applying for a grant. We no longer send grant decisions and instructions automatically by post. Contact our office by e-mail if you need…


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The Kordelin Foundation awarded EUR 3.6 million in grants

The Alfred Kordelin Foundation, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary, has awarded the Alfred Kordelin Prize to author Kari Aronpuro, photographer Marja Pirilä, professor of adult education Jyri Manninen and professor of Northern European and Baltic languages Anneli Sarhimaa. The value of each prize is 30,000 euros. In addition to the awards, the Alfred Kordelin…


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Decisions of August application round by the end of the October

Dear grant applicant, We will inform all of the applicants of the August grant application round no later than Friday, October 30, 2020. Unlike previous years, we are now using eletronic grant documents.  Documents will be available at the grant online service when grant decisions have been published. For this reason, positive grant decisions will…


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August 2020: the number of grant applications decreased from the previous year

The August grant application round ended on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 24:00 Finnish time. This year, 3346 grant applications were sent. Thank you to all the applicants! The number of applications decreased by 10 % from the corresponding figures in 2019 (3734 applications). We will inform by e-mail all applicants of the decisions in…


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August grant appication ends soon – Last minute technical tips

The Alfred Kordelin Foundation’s August grant application round ends on Saturday 15 August at 24:00 Finnish time. Applications must be submitted via the online service by the deadline. The foundation’s office is closed on Saturday 15 August. Grants online service: https://kordelin.apurahat.fi/haku/UserLogin.aspx?kieli=englanti We have put together last minute technical tips and advice for filling out the…