Emil and Lempi Hietanen Fund

Grants for ethnological research in Finland and grants for office facilities for researchers carrying out ehtnological research can be sought from the Seurasaari Foundation’s Emil and Lempi Hietanen Fund.

The Emil and Lempi Hietanen Fund is the Seurasaari Foundation’s research fund instituted in 1993 with a bequest from Emil and Lempi Hietanen. Seaman Emil Hietanen and his wife, cook Lempi Hietanen, were a childless couple who wanted to ensure the future of their assets, acquired through savings, by bequeathing them to the Seurasaari Foundation.

Applications for the grants are made with a form that can be downloaded from the Seurasaari Foundation’s webpages. The following attachments are required: a research plan including a list of sources, a funding plan and a schedule (maximum 3 pages), the applicant’s CV, and a list of his or her publications. No recommendations are required. The applications are to be addressed to the Board of the Seurasaari Foundation.

Read more about the significance of the Seurasaari Foundation’s Emil and Lempi Hietanen fund for finnish ethnology and ethnologist.

Please address enquires to Executive director Aila Nieminen, mobile phone +358 40 649 3040.