Finlandia Foundation National annually invites applications for its grants program, which awards funds to projects related to Finnish-American and Finnish history, heritage, arts and culture.
The 2014 grants have been awarded. Proposals for the 2015 grants will be accepted from fall 2014 until January 15, 2015.
The following is provided for your information only. Please check back for new application materials when the 2015 application period begins.
Finlandia Foundation National invites high-quality projects on a competitive basis that relate to past, present or future of Finnish and Finnish-American culture and are characterized by MANY of the following:
THE ENTIRE APPLICATION, EXCEPT FOR SIGNATURES, MUST BE TYPED (not handwritten).
You may also add extra sheets to the following application. Please include the proper headings.
PLEASE NOTE: Grant proposals must relate to a project occurring between May 1 of the grant year and April 30 of the following year. Grant applications may be sent via e-mail or mail.
All applications must be e-mailed or postmarked by January 15 via
This deadline relates to all application materials, including attachments and letters of recommendation sent separately. It is the responsibility of the grant applicant to abide by this deadline. If the grant leaves the hands of the applicant on February 1, it should be faxed, e-mailed, or sent by UPS. You may find the fax machine busy on the last day so it is advisable not to wait until the final day.
If you send support material, send only copies of originals. None will be returned.
Your application must not exceed 10 pages. Any application exceeding that maximum will be disqualified.
Do not send:
Every question must be answered or the application will be considered incomplete.
If you prefer, you may download the word doc version of the application and mail that in – make sure you sign the word doc application before mailing. Unsigned applications will be returned.