Kimmo Kaivanto foundation awards 4–5 grants annually for art research, writing of articles and for art making. Priority is given to those applications that focus on the current theme set by the board of directors.

The theme for years 2020–2021 is: “Art and ecology in Finnish art”

The amount of the grants is mainly 1.000 euros, but it may vary. The board of directors decides on the final amounts of awarded grants on the basis of applications.


This year's grant call has ended on 30.9.2020. Information regarding grants to be awarded in fall 2021 will be announced on this web page.