In the March Round of Applications you can apply for Mobility grants, Argumenta grants as well as to borrow a musical instrument. Art² grants are open for application in 2021.

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. The grant is available for application in 2022. More information.


The Art² grant isn't available for application at the moment.

The purpose of the Art² grant of the Finnish Cultural Foundation is to help bring high-quality art productions to a wider audience. This grant targeted for institutions of art and registered associations is meant to help find ways for artistically first-rate productions to reach larger audiences – or find ways by which the artistic quality of these productions may be improved. 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 about forty stringed instruments. 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.