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Economy of Victim Support Finland

The main funders of Victim Support Finland are the Ministry of Justice and the Funding Centre for Social Welfare and Health Organisations (STEA), which manages the gaming revenue of Veikkaus Oy. In 2020, the basic operations were granted over 4,100,000 euros of government aid.

RIKU’s regional offices also acquire local funding from e.g. the municipalities. In addition to basic work, RIKU receives funding for its development operations from e.g. STEA and EU.

RIKU’s national coordination organisation is MIELI Mental Health Finland. Funding at a national level is applied for and administered via MIELI. Victim Support Finland’s financial information can also be found in the financial reports (In Finnish) of MIELI.

In 2019, 72 % of RIKU’s basic funding was used for personnel costs. The portion of regional activities was 82 % of the total funding.