Types of grants
Grants are awarded for activities that support the objectives of the current City Strategy and welfare and health promotion plan, as well as for activities linked to accident prevention, rescue operations or civil protection.
The City of Helsinki awards general grants to registered organisations that arrange activities for the public good. The City Board's general subsidy may be granted for activities that do not belong to any committee's sphere of responsibility.
The employment grant can be applied for by registered associations and foundations that have been in operation for at least a year and whose activities promote the employment opportunities of unemployed Helsinki residents.
General grants can be applied for by registered organisations, which have been operational for at least a year and whose operations are aimed for the benefit of the people of Helsinki.