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Coronavirus COVID-19: Instructions for grantees

Coronavirus may affect grantees´possibilities to carry out their projects. Few grantees have already contacted us. If, due to the coronavirus, a project is e.g. going to be postponed or cancelled, please contact the Foundation´s office toimisto@kordelin.fi. The Foundation follows the instructions of the authorities. Please follow the recommendations of THL and other authorities, for example…


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January 2020 application round ended

The Alfred Kordelin Foundation’s January application round 2020 ended at Friday, January 31, 2020. 130 Major Cultural Project grant applications were submitted by the deadline. 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 are…


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January application round 1.-31.1

Grant application round for major cultural projects, city funds and dedicated funds are open now. The application period is 1-31.1.2020. Apply in grant online service. Major cultural project grants to collectives, registered associations, and companies. Collectives etc. are eligible to apply for these grants. A working group consisting of private individuals (e.g. a research team)…


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Foundation office is closed 23-27 December

The Foundation’s office is closed December 23-27, 2019. We are open at 30th December  between 9-15. The office will operate normally starting from 2th January, 2020. The ‘Major Cultural Projects’ grant application round and City- and Dedicated funds application round will start on 1.1.2020.  Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


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Postal strike delays the delivery of grant letters

Postal strike delays the delivery of grant letters. We will report on possible special arrangements in the case of a prolonged strike. The grant letter contains the grant decision (August 2019 application round) and instructions for withdrawing the grant. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Further information: toimisto@kordelin.fi


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Kordelin Foundation awards a prize to Maria Ylipää – humorist Pasi Heikura amongst prize recipients

On 6 November 2019, the Alfred Kordelin Foundation awarded this year’s science and culture prizes. The prizes were awarded to Maria Ylipää, actor and singer; Harri Vasander, Professor of Peatland Forestry in the University of Helsinki; Pasi Heikura, journalist and humourist; and dancer-choreographer Ismo-Pekka Heikinheimo. Each award consists of the sum of €30,000. The Alfred…


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August application round grants 2019

Dear grant applicant, We will inform all the applicants of our August application round at the first week of the November at the latest. We will send decision by email. We will also announce all the names of grantees on our website at the beginning of the November. Further information Saara Terva assistant Alfred Kordelin…


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Post Doc Pool grants application round from 15 August to 15 September 2019

Säätiöiden post doc -pooli (“the Finnish Foundations’ Post Doc Pool”) opens another application round for grants from 15 August to 15 September 2019. Grants awarded by the Pool are intended for post-doctoral research abroad. The research period abroad must last at least nine months. Results of the current application round will be published in November…


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August grant application round ended

August grant application round 2019 ended 15th August 2019 at 24:00 Finnish time. The Foundation received 3735 applications. The decisions will be made in October. We will inform all the applicants by email about the result of grant application. We will thank all of our applicants! Statements on the progress of the dissertation and post…


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August grant application round started

The Alfred Kordelin Foundation August application round has started.  The application period is 1th to 15th August 2019. The application and its appendices must be sent via this online service no later than 15th August at midnight (Finnish time). Finnish citizens and private individuals, working groups and collectives who reside in Finland can apply for grants….