The charity sector in Ireland has evolved dramatically over the past couple of years, seeing the introduction of Charities Institute Ireland and a new charities regulator. Fundraising Europe interviews Lucy Masterson, CEO of Charities Institute Ireland about the organisation’s work to re-define the sector’s future.
While some European nations are tightening legislation for fundraising and marketing, Finland is heading towards reform that will relax current laws, making public collections more accessible for charities. Fundraising Europe interviews Pia Tornikoski, Secretary General of VaLa (the Finnish Fundraising Association) about the proposed changes.
While the professional fundraising market in Spain has become increasingly dynamic, there is an urgent need to increase donations to match up to growing demand for charitable services. Fundraising Europe interviews Jaime Gregori Soler, President of the Spanish Fundraising Association (Asociación Española de Fundraising), about how the marketplace is changing and the work of the Association in helping to address the need to increase funds and support professional development.