Apply for TYY’s 0,7% for 2024

The student union of the University of Turku has committed to donating 0.7 percent of its annual budget to development cooperation and humanitarian aid. The amount is divided between the two organizations, and this year the amount to be donated is 2,737 euros per organization. The grant must be used for 2024 operations. TYY is now looking for two donation destination for 2024. The donations are to be directed to help Ukraine, which has become the target of a war of aggression.

The project we are looking for must meet the following criteria:

  • The project focuses on humanitarian or development aid to Ukraine
  • The donation can be specifically allocated to Ukraine
  • The project supports the UN Agenda 2030 goals
  • The project takes into account the groups in the weakest position in society
  • Project reporting is verifiable

How to apply:
Complete the application form by July 15th 2024 by 12.00 PM. The form will open June 15th 2024 when the application period starts. TYY's executive board decides on the projects selected from the applications and informs all applicants of their selection during August. The amount will be paid in two installments for the selected organisation/project, and the first payment will be made in August. The organization must submit a short report on its activities by the end of October (October 31st , 2024). The second installment will be paid in November. An organization that previously received or applied for TYY 0.7% support can also participate in the application, but we prefer applicants who have not previously received TYY 0.7% grant.

The applications are preferred in English.

More information: Vilma Virtanen, TYY's international affairs specialist, tyyinternationalspecialist@