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Can I apply for an event guarantee for a concert or event tour?

Yes, you can. Each event or concert on the tour must have its own application. This is because the regional restrictions of the Regional State Administrative Agency and the costs and subcontractors of events or concerts may vary depending on the location.

Does the event guarantee share the support ceiling with cost support?

Yes, the event guarantee is part of the same framework aid scheme as previous rounds of cost support. If the €1.8m support ceiling is already full, the event guarantee cannot be paid to the company. Even if the main organizer’s aid quota is full, the main organizer may nevertheless apply for a guarantee and compensation..

Are there coming any changes to the €1.8m support ceiling?

The fourth round of cost support will have its own support programme for large and medium-sized companies, based on which more support could be paid. Take a closer look at

How do I apply for compensation?

The event guarantee is realized in the form of compensation in the autumn with the application round for compensation. The application period for compensation is from September 15 to December 7. Compensation for the event can be applied for after the main organizer of the event has notified the State Treasury that the event has..

Can a non-profit association with a turnover of less than €150,000 in 2019 receive support for organizing an event?

Non-profit associations, and companies with a turnover of less than EUR 150,000 in 2019, cannot receive event guarantee. However, they can receive support from the Ministry of Education and Culture. The application periods and more detailed conditions for supports are published on the Ministry’s webpage: Subsidies – OKM – Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland..

How to make a claim for rectification?

If you are dissatisfied with the decision you have received, you can request a rectification from the State Treasury. Processing a claim for rectification at the State Treasury is free of charge. Before submitting a claim for rectification Read the cost support decision carefully before submitting a claim for rectification. Check all the information used..

What costs are reimbursed?

Reimbursable costs are, for example, rent for event venues, artists and programme services, costs for event technology services, sales and rentals, costs for event design, sales and rentals, ticket sales services, planning, consulting and other event services, digital event services, costs of organizing events the event as well as other costs of special services in..

Data in Spaces

In the recently released seventh episode in the podcast series of the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Olli-Pekka Rissanen pondered the Commission Data strategy released in early 2020. This initiative also includes,  let’s say, an idea for establishing “Data Spaces” in several key industry sectors – one of those being data space for Public Administration Data...
Data in Spaces

Stop the press!

During 2019, the Finnish public procurement notification channel, better known as Hilma, underwent a transformation. The previous service was closed down in early 2020 and made way for a new, hopefully bolder, service. There were several reasons for this necessary change. First, the previous service was running on outdated technology. Second, the upcoming changes..
Stop the press!

Maintenance of State Treasury’s websites at 10 June 2021

The State Treasury’s websites will be undergoing scheduled maintenance at 10 June from 4 p.m. During the upgrade work, there may experience several minutes of downtime on all our web services. The electronic service ( also operates normally during the upgrade work. We also use social media to convey information about the upgrade job. We apologize..
Maintenance of State Treasury’s websites at 10 June 2021