MISSION STATEMENT

Finland Center Foundation (FCF) is the meeting point of Finnish and American culture, commerce and community. FCF supports the activities of Finnish-American organizations in the greater New York area, and Finnish values globally, in the present and for generations to come.

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The Kota Alliance is an initiative of Finland Center Foundation (FCF) to establish a World Center for Women in New York City as a hub for nonprofit organizations that work towards gender equality and women’s empowerment. It has recently been registered as a separate entity in New York State, The Kota Alliance. It has received 501c3 status from the IRS and we encourage you to get involved and support its work!

Read more about the Kota Alliance.

Update on FCF and the Kota Alliance in FINNISH Lehdistötiedote 2017

MEMBERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES

We at Finland Center are proud to support Finnish culture in New York, and also the values we grew up with  – women’s empowerment, peace, equality, human rights, education, and sustainable development. We also benefit from getting together to network and help each other navigate life in this fast-paced city.

Please help us do more interesting events and support our ongoing cultural work in the New York area  by becoming a member of our organization! We are all volunteers and we welcome Finns and friends of Finland regardless of race, ethnicity, language, religion, sexual orientation and whether or not your like rye bread, sauna or salmiakki. If you have an idea for a fun or interesting activity, come do it with us! Email us at info@finlandcenter.org.

Finland 100 Birthday Party!

As you may have noticed, Finland celebrates 100 years of independence this year. So, surely everyone thinks that the centenary is a perfect opportunity for a grand party, isn’t it? In that case, get your party mood on because…

Finland100NYC is throwing a birthday party in New York City and it’s going to be amazing! Cocktail event: drinks, light snacks, music, and great company of Finnish people and friends of Finland! Are you excited yet?

For more information visit our Events section of the website.

Or go and get your ticket before they are sold out! buy tickets here.