Giving

FINLANDIA ANNUAL FUND

A healthy Finlandia Annaul Fund is critical to the university and its students; it ensures the affordability and quality of Finlandia’s distinct private education experience. With a cycle running from July 1 to June 30 each year, this fund is Finlandia’s priority for ongoing yearly support. Your annual gift to the Finlandia Annual Fund has a direct, immediate, and major impact on all our students.

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WHAT THE FINLANDIA ANNUAL FUND SUPPORTS

  • Affordable education: 100% of Finlandia’s full-time domestic students receive financial aid
  • Qualified instruction: 93% of faculty hold advanced degrees in their field
  • Modernized facilities and instructional technology: Staying updated on technology and ensuring our students have a safe space to learn crucial to student success
  • Practical and unique programs of study: Degree programs such as Nursing, Criminal Justice, and Business ensure our students are prepared for a 21st century career
  • Division III NCAA athletic programs: Men’s and women’s programs in Hockey, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, Softball, and Volleyball that emphasize the student in student-athlete. Student-athletes generally have higher GPAs, and higher retention and graduation rates.

GIVING LEVELS

Donors are recognized annually by giving level in the fall edition of the Bridge magazine.

  • Nikander Club $10,000+
  • Nisonen Associates Council $5,000-$9,999
  • Wargelin Council $2,500-$4,999
  • Waino “Pop” Lehto League $1,000-$2,499
  • Old Main Society $500-$999
  • Quincy Club $250-$499
  • Minnie Perttula-Maki Circle $100-$249
  • Friends of Finlandia University $1-$99

Faculty and Staff

Doreen Korpela

Executive Administrative Assistant, President & Advancement

doreen.korpela@finlandia.edu

Olivia Myers

Coordinator of External Relations

olivia.myers@finlandia.edu

Karin Van Dyke

Vice President for Advancement

karin.vandyke@finlandia.edu