Financial assistance

Lottas with a taxable annual income below EUR 23,000 may apply to the Lotta Svärd Foundation for a grant to help with the cost of personal health care and medical costs. The foundation does not offer grants for funeral costs.

We ask applicants to provide the following information on the application form addressed to the Lotta Svärd Foundation:

The type of Lotta or Junior Lotta duties carried out by the applicant, and the location and duration of the duties.
What the grant would be used for (e.g. glasses, dentist, dentures, medicine costs, assistive devices, etc.).
Explanation of the financial circumstances.
Please note! The grants do not apply to renovating costs, electricity or water bills or other living costs, rent, residential home costs, travel costs, or fees paid to assistants.
When you apply for a grant, you must attach a copy of your tax certificate. Decisions about rehabilitation and grants are made by the Working Committee of the foundation. We ask you to complete all sections of the application form and submit the required attachments so that we can process your application.

For more information on assistance offered by the Lotta Svärd Foundation, please contact:

Information +358 9 4770 2881 / Mon-Fri 9:00–16.00 or office secratery Virpi Junnilainen email:

Send applications for rehabilitation and financial assistance to:

Lotta Svärd Säätiö

Mannerheimintie 93

00270 Helsinki