Grants and subsidies
Taike awards around 40 million euros a year in grants and subsidies for the promotion of the arts and culture.
Taike and its 20 arts councils and two separate boards award around 20 million euros a year in grants to professional artists. Artist grants account for approximately 11 million euros of the total amount.
Grants are awarded to individuals and working groups formed by them.
Taike awards more than 8 million euros a year in operational subsidies and special subsidies to more than 150 communities. Special subsidies account for approximately 2.7 million euros of the total amount.
Subsidies are awarded to registered and legal communities, such as associations, foundations, cooperatives, companies and municipalities.Last modified: 02.10.2019
These COVID-19 grants are intended for professional artists and professionals in the culture sector, who are suffering from a lack of earnings opportunities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.Application period: 16.06.2021 - 30.06.2021
These operating subsidies are intended for private traders and sole proprietors in the art, cultural and creative sectors whose work and livelihoods have been reduced or ceased altogether due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Application period: 16.06.2021 - 30.06.2021
Grants for mobility are intended for professional artists or working groups formed by them, as well as for experts in different fields of the arts, who are residents of Finland. These grants are intended for private individuals and not for communities. Private persons carrying on trade (private traders – toiminimi) may also apply.Application period: 01.04.2021 - 25.08.2021