The 17 regional funds of the Finnish Cultural Foundation grant funds for promoting and developing research, the arts and other fields of endeavour in each respective region. The application period for grants starts on 10 January and ends at 4 pm on 9 February 2018.

Applications and statements must be submitted at the Online Application Service by the close of the application period.

More information on regional funds and grants can be found on the website of each regional fund.

A combined info of the regional funds will be held in Oulu on Tuesday 23 January 2018 at 15.00–16.30. The event will be broadcasted live and can also be watched afterwards (in Finnish) on Facebook ( and You Tube ( More information about the event can be found at