Operating grants for health and welfare promotion

The City Executive Board's General Section awards operating grants for health and welfare promotion.

Such organizations, communities and task forces whose operations promote Vantaa residents' health and welfare are eligible to apply for the grants. One of the aims of the grants is to promote and maintain versatile civic activity in Vantaa. The supported operations shall supplement the city's renewing services and promote the strategic objectives set for the 2013-2016 council term with special focus on reforming services and utilizing partnerships. Furthermore, the applicant's operations shall be based on the principles of sustainable development, boosting non-discrimination, and promoting social inclusion.

Grants for health and welfare promotion can be awarded to:

  • national health organization
  • association of disabled people
  • child welfare organization
  • substance abuse organization
  • volunteer work organization
  • youth education organization
  • organization of the unemployed.

The grant is meant for the organization's basic operations, such as maintaining club and other activities, targeted at Vantaa residents.

Applications for grants shall be annually submitted by the end of February 2017.