Grant for organisers of after-school activities for school children

Organisations, parishes, foundations, limited companies, associations and private service providers can apply for an grant for organising after-school activities.

The grant is intended for organising after-school activities in accordance with the Basic Education Act for pupils in grades 1 to 2 and in all grades in special needs education attending school in Helsinki.

Apply for an operating grant application for organisers of after-school activities for school children

Apply for a grant online or by filling in a pdf form.

How the process works

First, contact the service manager at the Education Division after-school activities unit and agree on the possible start of operations.

Submit your application by the application deadline, which is in January each year. Further details of the application period are published in the City's annual public notice for grant applications in early December. You can complete the application and submit any attachments after the deadline via the e-service or by post.

1. Education Division will process the application and propose the amount of the grant.

2. Education and Training Committee decides on the principles for awarding the grant.

3. Head of Administration makes decisions on payments to individual associations and organisations.

4. The decision is sent to the applicant and the grant is paid into the applicant's bank account in accordance with the City's grant guidelines.

5. A report on the use of the grant must be submitted with the following year's application. The report must be submitted even if the grant is not applied for in the following year.

Processing time

Approximately three months.

Validity period

The application sent is valid until the decision is made or the application is withdrawn.

Additional information

The grant may only be used for the purpose for which it was awarded and may not be redistributed.

For further information, please contact:

Enquiries on the operations and after-school activities
Service Manager
Leena Palve-Kaunisto
Tel. 09 310 86809 opens default mail program)

Enquiries on finances and grant applications
Hanna Keränen
Tel. 09 310 86338 opens default mail program)


Use the online service

Apply for a grant for organising after-school activities

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Fill in a form

Apply for a grant (pdf)

Send the paper application form by post to the Registrar's Office using the following address: PL 10, 00099 Helsingin kaupunki, or take it to the post box at the Registrar's Office at Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13, 00170 Helsinki.

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