Funds and foundations

The Finnish Academy of Science and Letters administers three funds and two foundations based on donations and legacies that it has received.

The Academy distributes over 2.5 million euros in grants and prizes each year, chiefly to young scientists and academics.

All the funds and foundations are open to applications for grants, and awards are made across the whole spectrum of academic, scientific and technological disciplines.

Jutikkala Fund

The history of the Eino Jutikkala Fund goes back to December 2006, when the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters became the chief beneficiary…

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Emil Öhmann Foundation

The Emil Öhmann Foundation was set up in 1993 based on the property left to the Academy of Science and Letters by its former…

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Mathematics Fund

The purpose of the Mathematics Fund is to promote mathematical research. The Mathematics Fund was set up in 1979 with capital generated by the…

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Väisälä Fund

In April 1963 the Governing Board of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters received a letter dated the 2nd of that month in…

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