Helsinki Music Centre Foundation grant application period opens on 1 January 2015

The Foundation’s grants are designed to promote music culture at the Helsinki Music Centre. The application period runs from 1 January to 28 February 2015.

Helsinki Music Centre Foundation grants are available again! The Foundation will award grants from two funds in this particular application period.

The Pro Musica fund awards grants for classical music projects. The Helsinki Music Centre fund awards grants primarily for projects other than classical music.

Awarded projects are selected primarily on their content.

The grant application period runs from 1 January to 28 February 2015. Grant applications for both funds are submitted using the same application form.

The application form is published on Helsinki Music Centre’s website on 31 December 2014. Grant decisions will be made in May 2015.

Helsinki Music Centre Foundation’s fundraising for 2014 was concluded in a celebratory fashion with a grand concert. Helsingin Musiikkitalo Oy donated the 29 November 2014 concert proceeds to the Helsinki Music Centre Foundation. The concert included performances accompanied by the Centre’s gala orchestra from Diandra and tenor Jyrki Anttila, among others. The total donation was approximately 5000 euros.

The mission of the Helsinki Music Centre Foundation is to promote and treasure different forms of music through performances, mainly at the Helsinki Music Centre. The Foundation awards grants and scholarships for events and acquisitions that promote its mission. The Foundation is a non-profit organisation.

Ritva Viljanen, Deputy Mayor of the City of Helsinki, is the chair of the Foundation; culture coordinator Reetta Sariola is its chief executive.

More information:

Reetta Sariola, chief executive

Tel. +358 400 293 470

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