Kimmo Kaivanto foundation awards 4–5 grants annually for art research, writing of articles and for art making.

The theme for years 2020–2021 is: “Art and ecology in Finnish art”. This year the selection will have an emphasis on the relevance of water element.

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.


The grant call for 2021 has ended 30.11.2021. Information regarding grants for fall 2022 will be announced later on this page.