The Funding Centre for Social Welfare and Health Organisations (STEA) is a standalone state-aid authority operating in connection with the Administration and Planning Department of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, which is responsible for the preparation, payment, monitoring, and impact evaluation of funds granted to social and health organisations from Veikkaus Oy gaming income.

STEA also manages the communications related to the application and use of government subsidies.

Five separate teams operate within STEA.

The Director, Evaluation and Development Manager, Grants Manager, Monitoring Manager, and Communications Manager make up the STEA control group.