Current calls

Funding opportunity
Call Opens - Closes
01.01.2020 - 31.03.2020
01.03.2020 - 31.03.2020
01.02.2020 - 31.03.2020
01.03.2020 - 15.04.2020
01.04.2020 - 17.04.2020



The Effects of the Coronavirus Epidemic on Finnish Funders

We have gathered here information about how the Coronavirus epidemic affects Finnish foundations and funders. - Academy of Finaland - Suomen Kulttuurirahasto: - Koneen Säätiö: - Maj…

Happy Aurora Day: We have a new introduction video!

It is a special day today because we have a surprise for you: Aurora has a new introduction video! You can turn on Finnish or English subtitles by clicking…

Academy of Finland’s April 2020 Call Texts Out Now

The Academy of Finland has published its April 2020 Call texts. The April call includes funding for Antarctic research, ICT-related research, a roadmap call for research infrastructures and a follow-up…

Take Part in Aurora's User Survey by 31 January

Aurora database's user survey will be open until the end of January. We would like to know, what you think about Aurora: What are the database’s best qualities, but also…

Merry Christmas!

Aurora team wishes you Happy Holidays and Great New Year!

Aurora Database's Feedback Form May Be Down on 21 November 2019

There may be momentary downtime between 8 and 8.30 pm on the Aurora database's feedback form on Thursday 21 November 2019. Please, return to the form later if it isn't…

What is Aurora Database?

On Aurora database you can search for Finnish funding opportunities in sciences and arts, for both project funding and personal grants. The database lists funding of over 400 organisations and new funding opportunities are constantly added on to keep the database up to date. The information on Aurora is collected directly from the funding organisations.

The database is available for use free of charge. Users should verify all information from the funding organisations e.g. through their websites which will also provide more detailed application information.

The Aurora services are produced by the University of Turku. The funding for Aurora comes from Universities Finland UNIFI, The Rector´s Conference of Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences Arene and the Association of Finnish Foundations.