The scope of the operations of the Association for Rural Culture and Education covers adult education and cultural activities all over Finland; there are offices in Helsinki, Joensuu, Oulu and Saarijärvi.
The Association's educational operations are based on law, and are funded by a government subsidy in addition to membership fees and fund-raising, e.g. project funding. The main subjects of its training programmes are citizen society skills, environmental activities and the development of the countryside. The Association also runs a think tank, which focuses on societal issues.
The cultural department of the association organises art-related projects and productions.
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Year of foundation: 1952
Number of permanent staff: 12
Type of organisation:
Cultural organisation, adult education centre, think tank