Grants for artists

Grants for promoting cultural diversity

These grants are intended to strengthen the working conditions of artists with immigrant backgrounds and those who belong to cultural minorities, as well as to promote cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue and to combat racism through art.

Application period: 01.10.2020 - 11.11.2020

Project Grants

Project grants are intended to support the implementation of individual projects by professional artists and art journalists in different fields of the arts.

Application period: 01.10.2020 - 11.11.2020

Ylimääräinen taiteilijaeläke

Ylimääräinen taiteilijaeläke voidaan myöntää tunnustukseksi ansiokkaasta toiminnasta luovana tai esittävä taiteilijana.

Application period ended: 30.09.2020

Grants for mobility

The call for applications for grants for mobility in the arts (mobility grants) is suspended until further notice as of midday (12 noon) on 20 March 2020 due to travel restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Applications submitted to the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) before the suspension, however, shall be processed normally. A possible call for applications in the second half of the year shall be announced separately on the Taike website at a later date.

Application period: 17.08.2020 - 11.11.2020

Artist grants

Artist grants are intended to support the work of professional artists in different fields of the arts. The grants are awarded for a period of between six months and five years.

Application period ended: 31.03.2020

Regional grants

Project grants are intended for professional artists in the region and/or working groups formed by them. Private persons carrying on trade (private traders) may also apply project grant.

Application period ended: 13.03.2020


Kirjastoavustukset on tarkoitettu iäkkäille kirjailijoille ja kääntäjille, jotka elävät ahtaissa taloudellisissa oloissa, ja kirjailijoille ja kääntäjille, jotka sairauden tai työkyvyttömyyden vuoksi ovat joutuneet taloudellisiin vaikeuksiin.

Application period ended: 31.01.2020

Kirjailijoiden ja kääntäjien kirjastoapurahat

Kirjastoapurahat on tarkoitettu kirjailijoille ja kääntäjille luovaan kirjalliseen työskentelyyn.

Application period ended: 31.01.2020

Public Display Grants

Public display grants are intended for professional artists in the fields of the visual arts, media art and design whose works may be displayed publicly.

Application period ended: 31.01.2020


Arts Promotion Centre Finland
Hakaniemenranta 6, PL 1001
00531  Helsinki

Tel. +358 295 330 700

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