Finland
Source of information
Council of Finnish Foundations
Definition

A foundation is a special fund established by its founder and managed by an autonomous administration to implement a beneficial purpose specified by the founder.

Number of foundations

2,830 public-benefit foundations (2016) - Source: Register of Foundations, Finnish Patent and Registration Office

Pool of assets

€20,000 million (2015)

Total expenditure

At least €422 million (this is the expenditure of the members of the Council = of 169 foundations) (2015) - Source: Council of Finnish Foundations

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Further reading

EUFORI STUDY : European Foundations for Research and Innovation : Finland Country Report, European Union, 2015