Helsinki Music Centre Foundation

Activities

The mission of the Helsinki Music Centre Foundation is to promote and treasure different forms of music through performances, mainly at the Helsinki Music Centre. The Foundation awards grants and scholarships for events and acquisitions that promote its mission. The Foundation is a non-profit organisation. The foundation is chaired by Deputy Mayor Nasima Razmyar. The chief executive of the foundation is Kaisa Näreranta, project manager of the Helsinki Music Centre Foundation.

Background

The Helsinki Music Centre Foundation was established in 2009. Its mission is to promote and treasure different forms of music through performances, mainly at the Helsinki Music Centre. The foundation provides grants and scholarships and covers other purchases that promote its purpose. The foundation does not seek economic profit. The foundation awards grants from its donation funds, the most remarkable of which was the one-million-euro donation received from the Pro Musica Foundation in 2010. The objective of the grant programme is to bring a variety of performances to the Helsinki Music Centre and to bring together diverse audiences.