As one of the largest chapters of the nationwide Finlandia Foundation, the Seattle Chapter actively pursues objectives that have been the core of the chapter since its establishment in 1968 by providing Finnish language classes, presenting Finnish movies, organizing a variety of events throughout the year such as the Finnish Independence Day Dinner and Dance, and more!

Finnish Language Classes

Finnish for Beginners starts on Monday February 6th and the Intermediate Finnish classes start on Wednesday February 8th. Classes are online using Zoom and meet in the evenings 6 PM – 7:30 PM Pacific Time. For more information see our language classes page.

Finlandia Foundation National Scholarships and Grants

Finlandia Foundation National awards academic scholarships and grants for projects related to Finnish-American and Finnish history, heritage, arts and culture. The deadline for grant applications is January 17, 2023 and the deadline for scholarships is February 1, 2023. For more information, see the following pages on the Finlandia Foundation National website:

Grants – Finlandia Foundation National
Scholarships – Finlandia Foundation National