Priority is given to applicants born in the region, work carried out in or for the region, and cultural and development projects of special regional importance.
All 17 regional funds have the same period 10 January - 8 February for applying for grants, and applications are submitted through the electronic grant application system. The grants are given out at each regional fund's own Annual Gala in the spring.
Tthe Art for Institutions grants are open for applications for the first time in Regional Fund's application round. In 2019 Games are a new field of application.
More information about the regional funds and contact information can be found below:
Central Finland Regional Fund
Central Ostrobothnia Regional Fund
Häme regional Fund
Kainuu Regional Fund
Kymenlaakso Regional Fund
Lapland Regional Fund
North Karelia Regional Fund
North Ostrobothnia Regional Fund
North Savo Regional Fund
Pirkanmaa Regional Fund
Päijät-Häme Regional Fund
Satakunta Regional Fund
South Karelia Regional Fund
South Ostrobothnia Regional Fund
South Savo Regional Fund
Uusimaa Regional Fund
Varsinais-Suomi Regional Fund