European News

Pan-European fundraising news.

 

For news that is specific to individual nations, see national news.

The European Foundation Centre (EFC) and the Funders’ Initiative for Civil Society (FICS) have published a paper on the trend of closing civil society space and its impact on funders and frontline organisations, along with potential solutions for dealing with the issue.

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The European Parliament has approved the latest draft of the European ePrivacy Regulation, which will update rules on the confidentiality of electronic communications and how organisations can track and contact people via digital channels.

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Facebook has eliminated its fees for online donations, as well as launching a raft of new tools and features in Europe over the past few months, aimed at helping charities fundraise.

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This year’s International Fundraising Congress (IFC) kicks off next month (17-20 October 2017), with an opening plenary delivered by one of the most influential voices in activism globally, Jeremy Heimans. 

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