Kone Foundation is an independent non-profit organisation with a mission to make the world a better place by advancing bold initiatives in research and the arts. In 2018, Kone Foundation awarded grants, prizes and donations totalling EUR 28 million. The Kone Foundation grant call of 2019 will be open between 1 and 15 September, 2019. The application period for the Saari Residence, maintained by Kone Foundation, is now open. We invite applications for 2020 residency places from Friday 1 March to Friday 29 March.