The grant is a discretionary targeted grant meant for physical activities that support the wellbeing and functional capacity of the elderly in Helsinki. Associations and foundations can apply for the grant. The grant application period is from 9 January to 10 February 2023 at 16.00. The Sports Sub-committee will decide on the projects to be funded at its meeting on 13 April 2023.
The goal is to improve the opportunities of elderly persons living at home to be active and lead a good life rich in experiences. Preventive measures that boost wellbeing address the challenges posed by the ageing population.
The grant has been prepared in cooperation with Cultural Services in the Culture and Leisure Division. In 2023, the appropriation for grants for the promotion of of sport and physical activity for the elderly is EUR 700,000. The grants are funded from escheats managed by the City of Helsinki.
Applicants must comply with the general grant allocation guidelines of the City of Helsinki when applying for, using and reporting on grants.