The Finnish Fundraising Association (VaLa ry) was established in 2004 and it acts as a co-operational network for non-governmental and non-profit organisations in Finland (list of member organizations). VaLa’s mission is to support the development of responsible fundraising. The main objectives are:
- improve and develop the circumstances related to fundraising and organisations’ private funding in co-operation with authorities, decision makers and service providers.
- promote the standards and principles related to fundraising and good governance.
- provide fundraising and good governance education for organisations.