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 the Church Diaconia Fund
The Church Diaconia Fund gives financial aid to the underprivileged and people who have faced a sudden disaster, such as a fire or a serious illness.
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.