Grants for recident participation

Resident participation grants are granted for the maintenance of community centres and the coordination of their activities, as well as for the development of structures and methods that improve residents' participation.

Types of grants

As a rule, resident facilities maintained with the support of the city should be openly available and free of charge to Helsinki residents and should be used in a diverse manner and in cooperation with various actors.

More information about general grant

The activities supported should promote cooperation between residents and the city, involve residents in planning and decision-making, and offer residents opportunities to influence the revitalisation and improvement of their local environment.

More information about operating grant

Small grants can be used to support new and start-up projects and activities under the first and second types of grants, or one-off short-term projects.

More information about small grant