Application periods

Application periods: grants for individuals and working groups and subsidies for communities.

Grants for individuals and working groups

January

Library grants for writers and translators

Library grants are intended for creative work of writers and translators.

Application period: 2.1.–31.1.2023
Decision date for 2023: by the end of April

Library subsidies

Library subsidies are intended for elderly authors and translators who are in difficult financial circumstances, and for authors and translators who are facing financial difficulties due to illness or disability to work.

Application period: 2.1.–31.1.2023
Decision date for 2023: by the end of April

Public Display Grants

Public display grants are intended for professional artists in the fields of the visual arts, photography, illustrations and comics, media art and design whose works may be displayed publicly. These grants are available to artists who reside or have resided permanently in Finland.

Application period: 2.1.–31.1.2023
Decision date for 2023: by the end of April

February

Regional grants

Regional 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: 15.2.–15.3.2023
Decision date for 2023: by the end of May

March

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: 1.3.–31.3.2023
Decision date for 2023: by the end of August

September

Supplementary artist pension

Supplementary artist pension may be awarded in recognition of meritorious activity as a creative or performing artist.

Application period: 1.9.–2.10.2023

October and November

Project Grants

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

Application period: 1.11.–30.11.2023

Application periods are subject to changes.

Subsidies for communities

February and March 

Special subsidies for "Percent of the construction costs to art" projects

The special subsidies are intended for communities that acquire works of artists for their construction projects.

Application period: 15.2.–15.3.2023
Decision date for 2023: by the end of August

 

October

Subsidies for promoting cultural diversity and combating racism

The subsidies are intended for communities. The objective of these subsidies is to promote inclusion and participation in culture, as well as intercultural dialogue.

Application period: 2.10.-31.10.2023

Subsidies for promoting inclusion and cultural wellbeing

The subsidy promotes cultural wellbeing and inclusion in art and culture nationwide.

Application period: 2.10.-31.10.2023

Special subsidies for art forms

These subsidies are intended to support individual projects of communities in different fields of the arts, such as associations, foundations, co-operatives and companies.

Application period: 2.10.-31.10.2023

Festival Subsidies

Subsidies are intended for art and cultural festivals that have national or regional significance.

Application period: 2.10.-31.10.2023

Project grants for cultural magazines and online publications

These subsidies are intended for cultural magazines published in Finland and online publications in any language that maintain a diverse social discussion about culture, science, the arts or different worldviews. 

Subsidies can be applied using applyforgrants.fi online service.

Application period: 2.10.-31.10.2023

Special Subsidies for Children's Culture'

Application period: 2.10.-31.10.2023

Subsidies are intended to communities operating in region for individual projects in children’s and youth culture.

Operational subsidies for art forms

Application period: 2.10.-31.10.2023

Operational subsidies are intended to support the ongoing operations of communities in different fields of the arts, such as associations, foundations, co-operatives and companies.

Application periods are subject to changes.