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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….


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Grantee, payment request for July must be made by June 18th

Grant payment requests for July must be made in grant online service by 18th June at the latest. July payments will be paid at the beginning of the month. August application period will start at 1th August and ends 15th August 24:00 Finnish time. The application form will open in online service at the same…


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City funds and dedicated funds grants 2019

Alfred Kordelin Foundations has 15 city funds and dedicated funds. The 2019 scholarships and prizes have been shared during the April. Funds organized award-ceremonies locally. Grants and prizes were awarded 20.3.2019 by the board of Alfred Kordelin Foundation. In 2019 Kordelin City funds awarded grants and prizes for private individuals, working groups and collectives support…


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The results of the post doc –pooli’s spring application round

On 2nd April 2019 the Säätiöiden post doc -pooli foundations awarded some 1.56 million euro to 31 post-doctoral scholars. Altogether 140 post-doctoral scholars from around Finland took part in the spring application round. Through the pool, Alfred Kordelin Foundation awarded a grant to PhD Kaarlo Havu (€ 55,000). Thus a grant could be awarded to…


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98th year of operation

The Alfred Kordelin Foundation is one of Finland’s oldest cultural foundations operating in the Finnish language. The foundation was in its 98th year of operation in 2018. It awarded its first grants in 1920. The purpose of the foundation is to promote and support Finnish science, literature, art and public education. To this end, the…