Grants for Culture

The City of Oulu's Educational and Cultural Services support arts and culture operators, as well as art professionals and their work groups, with grants.

Contents of this page:

Annual Grants

Grants for Culture

Oulu Valistustalo Fund Grants

Small grants for Event Organizers

Current news about grants for culture

The cultural grants in 2024 have been awarded

The Education and Cultural Services of The City of Oulu supports art and culture operators and art professionals and their work groups with grants. In 2024, a total of 451 201 € was awarded to 158 applicants. The decision on grant recipients was made by the Director of Culture.

The amount of granted funds increased by 38 992 € compared to 2023. The number of applications remained at the same level. Overall, 277 applications were received by the deadline, totaling 1 423 674 €.

In 2024, the Young Artist Award will also be awarded. For small grants for cultural events, 16 144 € remained to be distributed.

The categories of grants for cultural grants are aid for workspace, aid for association activity, project aid and event aid.