The Society of Swedish Literature in Finland (SLS) is a scholarly society for the preservation and dissemination of knowledge about Finland-Swedish culture. SLS publishes scholarly literature, maintains archives and libraries, funds research, awards literary and scholarly prizes, and gives grants for scholars. SLS’s activities are made possible by private donations. SLS Endowment is one of the largest private funds for the benefit of the public in Finland. SLS has around 1,000 members, with around 100 employees in Helsinki and Vaasa.