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Annual Grants for Cultural Projects

Grants to USA Individuals and Organizations in Multiple
States for Original Projects Related to Finnish Culture

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Finlandia Foundation National (FFN)

Deadline Date:

01/17/21 11:59 PM PST

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to USA individuals and organizations in multiple states for original projects related to Finnish and Finnish-American culture. Eligible projects should reach a wide audience, make a lasting contribution, involve volunteers and youth, or expand knowledge of contemporary Finnish and Finnish-American culture. Eligible applicants are located in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, DC, and Washington.

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.

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:

  • Receives favorable attention and has a high profile and visibility
  • Will be experienced by many people
  • Appeals to all Americans, not only ethnic Finns
  • Involves worthy activity for children and young adults to assure an interest in Finnish and Finnish-American culture by future generations
  • Has multiplier or leverage qualities
  • Can be replicated or become a permanent addition to the cultural life of a community
  • Is well planned and implemented by individuals or groups
  • Involves service of volunteers
  • Has a detailed budget, income, and expenses
  • Adds to the body of research about Finnish and Finnish-American culture
  • If applicable, includes a marketing plan for a project that involves sales of items or event tickets

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178080

Estimated Size of Grant:

$5,000 is the maximum you may request.

Term of Contract:

Grant proposals must relate to a project occurring between May 1 of the grant year and April 30 of the following year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Individuals and organizations may apply.

Applicants who have received a grant within the past three years will generally not be funded, unless the purpose of the grant is sufficiently different and meritorious as to warrant special consideration

FFN does not support institutional overhead or other administrative fees.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be e-mailed by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on January 17. An email or phone call to the office to confirm receipt is advised.

Grants must be supported by a chapter of FFN. Click here for the list of chapters: http://finlandiafoundation.org/about-ffn/chapters/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Send applications via email to: office @ finlandiafoundation.org

Finlandia Foundation National
470 W. Walnut
P.O. Box 92046
Pasadena, CA 91109-2046

Phone: 626.795.2081

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Alaska;   Arizona;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Montana;   New York City;   New York;   Ohio;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   South Dakota;   Texas;   Utah;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington

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