Giving to Aalto University

You may donate to the University in general or earmark the donation for one of Aalto’s three fields of education – business studies, arts, or technology.

It is also possible to donate to one of our spearhead areas:

  • ICT and digitalization,
  • Advanced energy solutions,
  • Art and creative practices,
  • Materials and the sustainable use of natural resources, 
  • Business activities in a changing global environment,
  • Human living environments,
  • Health and Wellbeing or
  • Future talents- Game changers
  • Campus development

Learn more about our spearhead areas here.

giving website

Donors entitled to tax deduction

For organisations the annual tax deductible donation sums can vary between 850 euros
and 250 000 euros. More information about tax deductions on donations from Finnish Tax Administration’s guidelines for business taxation in Finland.

From the beginning of 2016 individuals have also become eligible for tax deductions on donations.
Donations between 850 euros and 500 000 euros per year are deductible and the total donation sum may consist of separate installments. Read more about donation deductions for individuals.

For any inquiries or questions regarding giving to Aalto University, please contact our fundraising team:

Teppo Heiskanen
Director, Advancement and corporate engagement
teppo.heiskanen [at] aalto [dot] fi (teppo.heiskanen(at)
Mob. +358 50 363 3223

Sinikka Heikkala
Head of Donor Engagement
sinikka.heikkala [at] aalto [dot] fi (sinikka.heikkala(at)
Mob. +358 400 908 899

Elina Karvonen (on parental leave)
Advisor, Donor Engagement
elina.karvonen [at] aalto [dot] fi (elina.karvonen(at)
Mob. +358 50 364 1446

Jaana Tammisto
Advisor, Donor Engagement
jaana.tammisto [at] aalto [dot] fi (jaana.tammisto(at)
Mob. +358 50 409 5772

Jenni Pyytövaara
Senior Advisor, Donor Engagement
jenni.pyytovaara [at] aalto [dot] fi (jenni.pyytovaara(at)
Mob. +358 50 308 1162

Marita Halme
marita.halme [at] aalto [dot] fi (marita.halme(at)
Mob. +358 40 576 1349

Katja Hampunen
Communications Coordinator
katja.hampunen [at] aalto [dot] fi (katja.hampunen(at)
Mob. +358 50 475 0120

Aalto University`s fundraising campaign The future is made today received a total of 23.5 million euros in donations. The campaign ended on 30 June 2017. Our warmest thanks to all those who donated!


Fundraising permit

Aalto University has a fundraising permit granted by the National Police Board. The permit is valid from 1 January 2018 until 31 December 2022 throughout Finland, except for the Åland Islands. The number of the fundraising permit is RA/2017/1277.



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