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Helsinki City Executive Office, integration grant for associations

The Helsinki City Executive Office awards grants to associations for the realisation of the objectives of the City of Helsinki Integration Programme. Integration grants are awarded annually based on the various themes of the Integration Programme.

Process:

In 2019, recipients of the grants must implement the objectives and themes of the City of Helsinki Integration Programme 2017-2021:
. Helsinki is a city of a skilled workforce,
. Helsinki is the world's most effective place to learn,
. Helsinki is open and encourages participation and
. Helsinki is fighting social disparity.

Who can apply?
Applicants must be able to sufficiently prove the following in their application
. Which objective or theme in the City strategy of the Integration Programme they are implementing?
. How the actions will be carried out in practice?
. What kind of results are expected?
. How the outcomes of the actions can be utilised moving forward?

The applicant must prepare for the grant by securing a proportion of internal financing (10%).

Applications are assessed based on how well they implement the objectives and themes of the City's Integration Programme. Applications are compared based on the quality of the description of the actions as well as the feasibility of the budget. Cooperation with other organisations and various language groups is considered an asset.

Purpose of the grant:
Grants are awarded for projects, pilots and integration-promoting activities in keeping with the objectives and themes of the City of Helsinki's Integration Programme. The grants are not intended for covering rent costs for associations' premises or telephone and internet expenses nor can they be used to cover accommodation and travel expenses or costs arising from purchasing devices.

The grant must be used during 2019 in its entirety.

Applying for grants:
The application process is electronic. The application form can be found under Integration grant for associations. The amount of the integration grant is approximately 10,000 euros. The application period for 2019 grants starts on 5.11.2018. The application system will be closed at 4 p.m. on 30.11.2018.

You must carefully complete the Palvelusuunnitelma (service plan) form, which can be downloaded from this page, and attach it to the application. You must give a detailed description of the intended use of the grant you are applying for, along with a budget. The service plan is attached to the electronic application on the attachments page.

PLEASE NOTE! Applications with no attached service plan will not be processed. Applications arriving after the deadline will not be processed.

Representatives from ssociations may book appointments at application clinics during the application period. Appointments are booked by e-mail at:laura.kyntola(at)hel.fi.

The distribution of the grants is carried out in accordance with the general grant guidelines of the City of Helsinki.

More information:Senior Planning Officer Laura Kyntölä, laura.kyntola(at)hel.fi, tel. +358 (0)9 310 36666

Additional information:
The distribution of the grants is carried out in accordance with the general grant guidelines of the City of Helsinki.
More information:The Helsinki City Executive Office / Immigration and Employment Services / Special Planning Officer Laura Kyntölä (laura.kyntola(at)hel.fi, tel. +358 (0)93 103 6666)

Processing time:

6-8 weeks.

Expiration date:

A submitted application is valid until the decision has been made.

More information:

More information:Senior Planning Officer Laura Kyntölä, laura.kyntola(at)hel.fi, tel. +358 (0)9 310 36666

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Prerequisites:

Access to the form requires that you use either your bank or mobile identification codes or your association's Katso ID.

Service available every day around the clock

Process:

The information included in a submitted application can be changed as long as the status of the application is shown as "received" in the service folder. An updated application replaces the previously submitted application. Once the application status changes to "processing" you cannot make any more changes. Attachments to the application can be submitted using the message function before the application period ends. Late and incomplete applications will be rejected.

Further information about e-services:

If you choose to save your application as a draft by selecting "Save", the attachments will not be saved in the draft.

Who can apply?

Helsinki-based associations that promote the integration of residents of Helsinki with a foreign background. Actions that promote integration include supporting the employment, education and well-being and increasing the participation opportunities of residents of Helsinki with a foreign background, as well as building equal opportunities.

Available languages:

Finnish, Swedish, English

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