November 9, 2022

Finnish VAT law temporarily changes to exempt donations to those fleeing Ukraine war

The VAT Act has temporarily changed in Finland to make goods being donated to those fleeing the war in Ukraine VAT free. In May, the government […]
September 14, 2022

Interest in making a will grows in Finland

Almost a fifth of Finns (19%) have now made a will with interest growing over the past year, according to a survey by the Finnish legacy […]
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 […]