Operating grants are granted for Turku-based youth organizations and similar regional organizations to be used for realizing general youth activity that is statutory and in accordance with the organizations’ agendas. If the youth activity in question is organized by an adult organization, the youth activities must be separated from other operations of the organization in accounting and in the annual report.
Itse tehty means ’self-made’ in English. Itse tehty activities started in October 2013 and are a way of participation and influencing for young people resident in Turku. Itse tehty project funding can be applied for by a group of youths (min. 3 persons) who visit youth spaces of the Youth Services. Most of the group members must be 13–19 years old residents of Turku. Apply for Itse tehty project funding with the online form.