May 11, 2022

Charitable giving surges in Finland, accelerated by Ukraine war

Finns have significantly increased their charitable giving since 2020, digging deep to support those impacted by the war in Ukraine, to fund humanitarian aid and emergency […]
September 9, 2020

Coronavirus encourages community action among Finns

The coronavirus has inspired more community action in Finland, with an increase in people helping others and an enthusiasm for participating in covid-related community activities. The […]
May 26, 2020

Decline in giving & fundraised income sparks concern among Finnish NGOs

The coronavirus has seen Finns reduce their charitable giving while charities’ own fundraised income has also declined, according to research from Finnish fundraising association VaLa. In […]
April 1, 2020

New Fundraising Act comes into force in Finland

Finland’s new Fundraising Act came into force on 1 March, making it easier for charities to raise funds. Pia Tornikoski, secretary general of the Finnish Fundraising […]
March 4, 2020

First book published for fundraising in Finland

The first dedicated book for fundraising in Finland is to be published this month, equipping charities across the nation with knowledge and ideas for raising funds […]
September 18, 2019

First Free Wills month to launch in Finland as figures show rise in legacy giving

Fifteen percent of Finns have now made a Will and 40% have considered doing so, according to new research on legacy giving in Finland, with 9% […]