The foundation annually applies for basic funding for its operations from the Ministry of Education and Culture’s Veikkaus profit funds allocated to art and culture. In 2015, the Fund has been allocated EUR 807,000 in government aid. Moreover, the foundation applies for funding for different integration and cultural cooperation projects.
A board of trustees appointed by the Ministry of Education and Culture governs and supervises the operations of the foundation. The Director is responsible for the daily activities of the foundation. The foundation has nine employees.
The members of the Board of Trustees
The Chair of the Board of Trustees
Janna Puumalainen, Director of Strategy, City of Joensuu;
E‑mail address of the Chair of the Board of Trustees: firstname.lastname@example.org
Antti Manninen, Director at Malmitalo and Kanneltalo cultural centres, City of Helsinki
Hannele Lautiola, Head of Multicultural Affairs, City of Vantaa
Lauri Savisaari, Director, City of Tampere
Ilkka Laasonen, artistic and executive director, Lahti City Theatre
Jevgeni Bogdanov, musician, translator
Olga Davydova-Minguet, PhD, University Researcher, University of Eastern Finland
Katia Shklyar, Special Library Officer, Espoo City Library, Russian library