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August grant application and our opening hours during summer

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…


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The Foundation’s major grants were awarded on March 19, 2021

The Alfred Kordelin Foundation has awarded around one million euros in grants for five science and culture projects. Also smaller grants, nearly 70 grants were awarded from Foundation’s city- and dedicated funds. A Major cultural project grant can be awarded to a research and/or cultural project with a contemporary focus. The objective is to finance…


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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…