March 27, 2019

Fundraising Act approved by Finnish parliament

A new Fundraising Act has been approved by the Finnish parliament and has been welcomed by the sector, with the expectation that this will make it easier […]
December 5, 2018

Impact reporting an increasing challenge for Finnish non-profit organisations

Increasing pressures on associations and foundations in Finland are adding to the need for organisations to prove their impact in their reporting if they are to […]
September 19, 2018
Finnish Government Palace

Finland’s NGOs invest in wide-ranging funding as Government grants become harder to access

Charities in Finland are looking to invest in additional income streams as government funding becomes harder to access, research has found. Marketing research company Taloustutkimus interviewed 122 non-profit […]
February 7, 2018

New Finnish Fundraising Act proposed to make it easier for charities to raise money

A new Fundraising Act has been proposed for Finland that would make it easier for charities to raise vital funds. A working group is already preparing […]
September 19, 2017

VaLa celebrates graduation of first professionally certified fundraisers

Finland’s first professionally certified fundraisers graduated this month, following the successful completion of a course that took place between January 2016 and May 2017. Twenty-five fundraisers […]
September 19, 2017

Secret campaign to honour Finnish President raises over €600,000

A secret fundraising campaign to honour Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari on his 80th birthday with the gift of peace raised €631,877 in June – enough to pay […]