Cooperation with civic and voluntary organisations
Grants for civic activities (in Finnish)
Civic organisations offer you a channel through which you can participate in, contribute to and take care of your community. In addition, however, voluntary work can be done even if you do not belong to any association. The City of Jyväskylä cooperates with the associations and supports them by awarding grants and by providing affordable facilities.
Civic Activity Center Matara is a meeting place for residents and home to dozens of organisations. Matara facilities are currently used by more than 100 organisations. Sepänkeskus Centre is mainly used by senior organisations.
Yhdistystori.fi is an online service for civic associations and organisations operating in Central Finland. It serves civic organisations, associations, communities, congregations, municipalities, cities and non-profit organisations, helping them to organise and develop their operations, voluntary activities and communication.
The services are mainly targeted at citizens, associations, organisations, schools and authorities.