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The fundraising principles of Aalto University are public, transparent principles aimed for the University's existing and potential donors.
Fundraising Policy explains Aalto University's underlying approach to fundraising, outlines general guidelines for the conducting of fundraising activities and documents the authorities of key parties related to fundraising and donation fund management. Read more here.
Online donations awarded to Aalto University in general will be allocated to the university’s fixed capital, the return of which will be used on average 2.5% annually for activities referred to in section 2 of the Universities Act, i.e. research, artistic activities, and/or teaching.
Donations to the Aalto University Schools will be allocated to the capital of the School in question, the return of which will be used on average 2.5% annually for the activities of the School in accordance with section 2 of the Universities Act.
The online donations allocated to the international exchange of the School of Business will be added to the capital of the grant fund, the return of which will be used for grants.
Other online donations will be spent on the selected target in their entirety.
For online donations accumulated during the Matching funding campaign in 2020-2022, and addressed to Aalto University in general, state matching funding, which can amount up to EUR 11 million per university, will be applied for. Any matched funding will be added to the university’s fixed capital in accordance with the instructions issued by the Ministry of Education and Culture.
Donations of 850€ and above per year to Aalto University Foundation are tax-deductible. The donation can be given in several installments throughout the calendar year.
For communities and corporations the maximum deductible amount is 250 000 €. For private individuals the maximum deductible amount is 500 000 €.
Read more on the Finnish Tax Administration's page.
Our supporters in the United States, please use this link for you donation to benefit from US tax deductions.
The endowment supports the sustainable funding of Aalto University’s operations, research, education and innovation.
Read more here.
Aalto University has a fundraising permit granted by the National Police Board. The permit is valid throughout Finland, except for the Åland Islands. The number of the fundraising permit is RA/2020/1069. The funds raised are used to support activities such as research, artistic activities and/or teaching, in accordance with section 2 of the Universities Act. The organizer of the fundraising is Aalto University itself.
Payment service provider
Online payments are handled by Nets. Finnish online banking is processed by Paytrail.