Welcome to Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation´s website

The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation was established in 2002 to support high-level international research, arts and culture.

The Foundation implements this aim by granting donations and scholarships.

For detailed instructions on how to apply for donations and scholarships, see Applying for donations.

Link to the electronic grant application system

Contact info

Marja Leskinen
Secretary General

+358 (0)9 6120 6210



JANE ERKKO (1936-2014)

Ms Jane Erkko, the other founder of the foundation, died at her home on Sunday 16 March 2014, following a long illness. As the founder of the foundation and deputy chair of the board, Jane Erkko actively promoted the goals set out in the foundation’s charter to promote high-quality international research, arts and culture. Through her personal input, Jane Erkko highlighted the founders’ values and objectives. The foundation is grateful for Jane Erkko’s work and will cherish her memory.