In the March Round of Applications you can apply for Mobility grants, annually changing special purpose grants such as the Argumenta as well as to borrow a musical instrument.

Application Guidelines for Grants apply to all application rounds (January, March, August, and October rounds), so it is advisable to read them through before making the application.

Applications close at 4 pm Finnish time on the last day of the application period.


Argumenta is a funding model intended for discovering scholarly, interdisciplinary, sustainable arguments that seek to answer open questions in important fields of research.  More information.


The Art² Grant of the Finnish Cultural Foundation supports high-quality and, regarding their content, significant art projects that strive to reach larger audiences. Eligible applicants for the Art² Grant include registered organisations, foundations, and public art institutions in all fields of art. The grant will be available for application next time in 2023. More information.

Instrumental loans

The purpose of the Finnish Cultural Foundation's instrument collection is to acquire stringed instruments for the Foundation to own and lend to talented musicians and music students for fixed terms for their use. In total there are currently fifty-six stringed instruments and a harpsichord. In addition to a Stradivarius, a Guarneri and similar top instruments, the collection also includes high quality instruments ideal for students training to be professionals. More information.

Mobility Grant

The purpose of the mobility grant is to enable artists and critics to spend time abroad to discover new tools and networks that support their art practise. More information.

Translating World Literature into Finnish – A grant for Publishers

This grant provides a form of funding for publishers to translate high quality world literature for adult readers into Finnish. More information.