European News

Pan-European fundraising news.

 

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Revised rules for payment services in the EU have come into force, with digital fundraising platforms now included under the legislation for the first time.

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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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An extensive study into how fundraising is regulated across Europe has been published by the European Centre for Not-for-Profit Law, a leading resource and research centre promoting an enabling legal and fiscal environment for civil society.

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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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