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.







The Kota Project 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 women’s empowerment.

Read more about the Kota vision.

CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN ONGOING UNTIL AUG 18! Help us to bring girls voices and causes from around the world to the center of global action: NYC. SEE: https://www.crowdrise.com/KotaProject-OperationGirl


Now you can become a member of our organization and help support our ongoing cultural work in the New York area. We also need everyone to pitch in for our long term project to secure a permanent home away from home in New York for Finns and all friends of Finland – a place where the values we cherish – women’s empowerment, peace, equality, human rights, education, and sustainable development – are nurtured! This project is for you, me, our children and the world.


Open mic: Women’s Voices

We are celebrating Women’s Voices for the benefit of the Kota Project!

Date: September 18, 7-10pm.

Place: The Salmagundi Club
47 Fifth Avenue @ 12th St, NYC

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