For Organisations

Operating grants 2017


Operating grants for organisations have been awarded for 2017

The Student Union of the University of Helsinki (HYY) has awarded a total of €197,000 of operating grants for organisations operating under it. The grants have been awarded based on the information organisations have provided of their operations. The organisations’ number of members and events as well as the quality of their operations have been taken into consideration when awarding the operating grants.
By awarding operating grants, the Student Union attempts to secure the operating conditions of the organisations and to encourage them to develop their operations to become more open, diverse and equal, among other things.
The total amount of money awarded as operating grants has been increased by €30,000 for this year. This means that the awarded grants are not comparable to grants awarded last year.
The awarded operating grants for organisations can be found here:
Feedback on the awarded grants will be made available in the TAHLO system by 14 April. Further information on how the grants for organisations were determined is available at the Financial Committee’s feedback session, held on 20 April at 5 pm–6 pm in meeting room Sparre in HYY’s Central Office (at Mannerheimintie 5 A, 2nd floor). Advance registration is required, so that we will be able to give organisations targeted feedback. You can sign up through the following link.
In case your organisation will not be able to participate in the event in question, you can also contact Chair of the Financial Committee Lauri Linna regarding the grant you were awarded (tel. 050 5950324, email lauri.linna at
HYY’s regulations on the allocation of operating grants allow us to limit grants awarded to unregistered organisations to €420. Next year, the grants for unregistered organisations will be limited to this maximum amount. Organisations who would receive a larger grant should consider registering during this year to be able to continue receiving more than this amount.
The advance payment of operating grants has been paid on 4 April to the account that organisations have reported to TAHLO. The advance payment is paid to organisations that have received more than €170 of operating grant in 2016. The size of the advance payment is one third of the operating grant the organisation received in the previous year.
Further information:
Lauri Linna
Chair of HYY’s Board’s Financial Committee
050 5950324
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Emi Maeda
Specialist (organisations)
050 537 3798
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