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Grants for culture and their assessment criteria starting 1 June 2022


The grants for culture, their conditions, and their assessment criteria have been updated. The change will come into effect on 1 June 2022. The updates are based on the new service strategy of the Culture and Leisure division of the City of Helsinki and aim to add clarity to the grants.

The updated grants, conditions, and assessment criteria can be found on the grants for culture website.


Information events

Two briefings for cultural operators will be held. The briefings are of the same content. One will be live and the other on-line. You do not need to register beforehand. You are warmly welcome!

  • Tuesday 31 May 2022 at 3-4.30 pm, the lobby of Fredriksberg house B, Konepajankuja 3.
  • Thursday 2 June 2022 at 3-4.30 pm. Join the meeting with this link

Material presentend in the briefing is available here (pdf).


Application schedules

The updates will affect the application period for operational grants. There will be a single unified application deadline for all operational grants for the year 2023 on Wednesday 31 August 2022 4pm. The deadline for grants for basic arts education will be Thursday 29 September 2022 4pm.


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