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Grants for sports

Sports Services' grants are allocated annually. Information on how to apply for grants for 2018 will be published on this page in December 2017.

Grants 2017

The application period for Sports Services' event grants for 2017 ended on Tuesday, 31 January 2017, while the application period for operating and facility usage grants ended on Wednesday, 15 February 2017. The launching grant can be applied for throughout the year.

Sports Services organised two information events on grants
Event material 
Grant info (PDF, in Finnish)
Grant form info(PDF, in Finnish)

Launching grant

Can be issued to associations that have been in operation for less than one year or associations that have initiated their registration process. The grant can only be issued once for one association. The launching grant can be applied for throughout the year. Applications should be primarily submitted through the City's e-services system at asiointi.hel.fi. Paper applications should be submitted to the City registry. The sum for the launching grant is EUR 200.

Event grants, application period ended on 31 January 2017

The Sports Committee decided on the allocation principles and application period for the total sum of EUR 77,000 to be distributed as event grants for sports events.
More information on event grants.

Sports-related civic activity grants

The application period of 2017 for eligibility, the operating and facility usage grant, the orienteering map grant, the transportation grants for groups of pensioners or other special groups, and grants for associations which promote sports, ends on 15 February 2017. The primary application method for the grants is the electronic form at asiointi.hel.fi.

Types of grants available to associations that meet the eligibility criteria

1) Operating grant
The funding is allocated based on the number of active participants in Helsinki and their number of exercise instances.

2) Facility usage grant
The grant is issued for the use of a facility for the entire year, based on the applying association's actual rents from the previous year and facility usage plan for the application year. 
Facility usage grant application appendix

The free-of charge, supported use of sports facilities ended on 30 April 2016.

3) Orienteering map grant
The funding is allocated based on orienteering associations' manufacturing costs of orienteering maps from the previous year. 

4) Transportation grant for groups of pensioners or other special groups
The funding is allocated based on transportation intended for pensioners or special groups to sports events, organised and financed by the association in the previous year.

5) Operating grant for other associations that promote sports activities
The operating grant for other associations that promote sports activities is intended for associations and sports clubs that are not eligible for other grants, but meet the requirements for other associations that promote sports activities, as defined by the Sports Committee. The amounts of the grants are calculated based on the volume, quality and economic efficiency of the operations.

Information
liikunta.avustukset@hel.fi
Ritva Oljakka, tel. 09 310 87439 
Sari Kiuru
, tel. 09 310 87736
Taina Korell
, tel. 09 310 38038 

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