Non profit organization
under Section 501.c.3 of the US Internal Revenue Code
Kipinästä Liekki – From Spark to Flame!

Grant applications for FY 2016-2017 are being accepted now until January 31, 2017.

Finn Spark’s major focus each year is the fund-raising Christmas Bazaar in November.  The grants offered  to organizations in support of their specific services are based on the funds raised at the Bazaar.

Our Mission is to support cultural and educational institutions, and elderly and children’s causes in both the USA and Finland.

The deadline for grant applications is January 31, 2017.  The application may be in the form of a letter with explanation about the requesting organization and how the funds from the grant would be used.  Only non-profit organizations are eligible for Finn Spark grants.  No individuals.  The submitted applications are reviewed in February and decided in March. Awards are generally made in April and/or May.  A brief report of the use of the funds is requested upon their expenditure and within one year of receipt of the grant.

Please email your application or forward inquiries to



Grants for FY 2015-2016

Members voting by mail and in person have awarded the following organizations Finn Spark grants in support of their charitable and educational services:

 $BOD Title

 Finnish Language School  (Adult)

 Soiva Camp (Finland Trip)
   SISU SuomenInnokkaat SISUkkaat Ulkosuomalaiset  

 FinnishAmerican Heritage Center,(vesikannel)  

 NordicHeritage Museum  (culinary Petrograd)  
    WolfTrap Programfor Children 
    SalolampiLanguage Program*
   Finnish Girls Soccer Team


email:  Please email to request appropriate street mail address if required.

Registered address of Finn Spark, Inc (not a mailing address): 11301 South Shore Road, Reston, Virginia 20190, USA





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