The database lists some 800 funding organisations and new funding opportunities are constantly added on to keep the database up to date.


Council of Finnish Foundations

The purpose of the network service of the foundation is to operate as an meeting place of the applicants of the scholarship and of the quarters which give scholarships as well as a place that gives information. It includes Aurora grant database.

Insurance for recipients of grants or scholarships

After 1.1.2009 the persons, who have a grant or a scholarship, have to take mandatory the statutory pension (MYEL) and occupational accident insurance (MATA). The Farmers' Social Insurance Institution Mela is responsible for the insurance secure.

Academy of Finland 

The Academy of Finland provides funding for scientific research of the highest quality.

The Foundations' Post Doc Pool

Säätiöiden post doc -pooli ("the Foundations' Post Doc Pool") is a grant resource set up by Finnish foundations and intended for post-doctoral research abroad.


Tekes provides funding for research, development and innovation. Funding can be applied by companies, research organisations and organisers of public services operating in Finland.