Pan-European fundraising news.
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Fundraising think tank Rogare – based at the University of Plymouth Harstook Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy in the UK – is seeking emerging thought leaders from around Europe to join its advisory panel.
The European Commission has announced the adoption of a new Action Plan on VAT, proposing reforms to the VAT system, which include a modernised policy on EU rules governing VAT rates.
Donation States: An international comparison of the tax treatment of donations, a report from Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) project Future World Giving, compares the tax incentives on offer for giving and the system through which they are offered in 26 nations.
The next few months see a number of fundraising conferences taking place around Europe.
The French Association of Fundraisers’ 15th anniversary fundraising seminar focuses on philanthropy this year, including how it has changed in the past 15 years and expected developments in the future.