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TYY is looking for 0.7 % targets

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News | 1.3.2018

The Student Union of the University of Turku is committed to donating 0.7% of its operating funds to development cooperation. The amount is divided between two organisations / projects and the amount donated this year is around € 2500 per organisation. TYY is now looking for targets for 2018.

This year's priorities include education and gender equality that are in line with Finnish development cooperation policy, SYL's development cooperation priorities and Agenda2030. In addition, the acute need for support is taken into account.

How to apply:

Please send your application via e-mail to and provide basic information about your organisation and your project, as well as a clear and thorough description why you need the donation and for what the donations are to be used (max. two A4 pages).

The last day to submit the application is 15 March at 23.59. TYY’s Executive Board decides on targets based on suggestion of TYY Development Cooperation Wing on 12 April and all applicants are informed. The selected targets will be paid the support in two parts and the first payment will be made in April. The organisation must submit a brief report on its operations by the end of August. The second payment will be paid in September.

Best regards,

The Student Union of the University of Turku

Satu Nurmi, TYY International Affairs Specialist

Emmi Simonen, TYY's Executive Board,  Development Cooperation

Viola Luokkala, TYY's Development Cooperation Wing 0.7% responsible


For more information:

TYY's development cooperation

Sustainable Development Goals