The proceeds distribution

The Proceeds of the Common Responsibility Fundraising Campaign are divided as follows:

60 % to international deaconal work

The proceeds are used to fund humanitarian aid programmes. Funds are channelled and delivered through FinnChurchAid. Every year, the campaign highlights the problems facing a different issue or group.

40 % to beneficiaries in Finland, from which

20 % to an annually variable target in Finland chosen by the Common Responsibility

In 2021 the target will be supporting the elderly people.

20 % to a target chosen by the local parish

Parishes vary in the ways in which they use their own share of the proceeds. The funds are used for deaconal aid, cooperative projects in the neighbourhood, or to support an aid organisation, for instance. Some parishes turn over their share to the national targets in Finland or abroad.

Read more: The Common Responsibility Campaign for 2021 endeavours to help the economically disadvantaged elderly in Finland and throughout the world.