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City Board, general grant application

The City of Helsinki awards general grants to registered organisations that arrange activities for the public good. The City Board general grant also supports activities that are not supported with grants from other sectors.

General grant applicants must meet the following criteria:
- The activities in question must have been in operation for at least a year.
- The activities in question should primarily target Helsinki residents.

Process:

How to apply
- Log into the city's e-services at asiointi.hel.fi.
- Confirm your identity with a form of strong identification (online banking codes, Mobile ID, or a certificate card).
- Fill in the online application form for the City Board general grant.
- Submit the completed application or save it as a draft. Note that attachments will not be saved along with the draft application.
- You can track the processing of your application in the 'Latest events' section of the e-services folder.

When to apply
- The application deadline for City Board grants each year is at the end of April. Grant decisions are made towards the end of the year, after the budget has been approved.
- Applications for discretionary grants awarded by the City Manager can be submitted year-round.
- The application is valid until a decision has been made. A new application submitted for the same purpose will replace any older versions in the system, if you submit it before the deadline.
(Ei mahdu) Applications are archived in the e-services folder for four years.

Application processing
- The City Board or City Manager will make a decision on the grant.
- You will receive notice of the decision to your email.
- The City of Helsinki pays the grant to the selected applicant organisation's bank account.
- Selected applicants must draw up a report explaining how the grant was used and send it to the city. The grant can only be used for the purpose stated in the application.
- Inform the city immediately via email (avustukset.kanslia[at]hel.fi) if any significant changes arise that affect the grant or its use.

Expiration date:

The application is valid until a decision has been made. A new application submitted for the same purpose will replace any older versions in the system, if you submit it before the deadline.

More information:

Apply for City of Helsinki grants through the city's e-services. If this is not possible, you can also mail the application to the City Register Office at the following address: City of Helsinki Register Office, P.O. Box 10, 00099 CITY OF HELSINKI

E-services

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Saved in eFolder

Prerequisites:

Using the e-service requires you to sign in either with your bank access codes or with mobile certificate.

Service available every day around the clock

Suomi.fi authorization code:

Avustushakemuksen tekeminen

Process:

When the applicant has filled in a grant application, he or she may save it in a personal e-services folder or send the application to the grant processing system for processing. The processing of the matter may be traced under Development.

Available languages:

Finnish, Swedish, English

City Board, general grant application

P.O.B 10

00099 City of Helsinki

Organizer:

Central Administration

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