Finlandia Giving Day


The Finlandia Alumni Association Textbook Award application is now open until August 9. 35 students will be selected to receive a $250 gift certificate to North Wind Books for textbooks and supplies. Students must be full-time, degree-seeking and in good academic standing.

Apply here for the Alumni Association Textbook Award

Ways to Keep Giving Beyond Giving Day

Make a Donation

Your tax-deductible donation will ensure students can receive a high quality education rooted in service.

Spread the Word

Follow FinnU on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Snapchat) for exclusive Giving Day content. Share and like the posts and help spread the word via your own posts and videos that you’re proud to be an alum!

Connect with other Alumni

Add your information the Alumni Directory Map to connect with current students and former alumni. The map is free and open for anyone to view and you control exactly what information is included.

Participate in Events

Join the Finlandia Canal Run Team on July 20 and get $5 off your registration using code Finlandiateam2019. Or welcome students back to campus on Aug. 25 at the Ace the Semester Volleyball Tournament at Hancock Beach from 2-3pm. You can sign up as a team or individually.


Become an Alumni Volunteer

There are a number of volunteer opportunities available for alumni from the Alumni Mentors to Alumni Advocates and Taste of Success presenters. You can also reach out to professors directly and volunteer your time as a special guest presenter, either online or in-person.

Join the Alumni Board

The Alumni Board is currently looking for new members for the 2019-20 academic year. Terms are three years long. The Alumni Board meets monthly via phone conference and annually in-person over Homecoming Weekend in October.

Share Your Opinion

Complete the 2019 Alumni Engagement Survey and share your thoughts on what the university and FAB is doing well and what they could improve on in the next academic year. For completing the survey, you can be entered to win a $25 gift card to North Wind Books.


Giving Day Podcast

One of the first things we did for Giving Day 2019 was visit with The Official Voice of Finlandia Athletics, the one and only Rick Allen. The interview is now available on the Finlandia Podcast Network (which you can subscribe to on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts!), or via the player below.

Giving Day Videos