Features and Opinions

Peter Lewis, Institute of Fundraising
 
The past year has seen significant changes to UK fundraising standards and a new Fundraising Regulator, but is it enough to restore public trust after the media scandals of 2015? Fundraising Europe interviews Peter Lewis, chief executive of the Institute of Fundraising (IoF), about the changes to the fundraising landscape over the past year.

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Alexandra Debaisieux
 
When seeking EU funding, it can feel like you are being caught in a maelstrom of technical information, figures and paper work. Some misleading ideas gravitate, such as the need for big budgets, slow treatment of funding applications and so on. But EU funding doesn’t have to be complicated, says Alexandra Debaisieux of YTES, and it will often make a significant difference for projects at a regional, national or European levels.

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Jeremie Maes, TGEEurope is becoming more and more receptive to cross-border philanthropy. Jérémie Maes, Network Manager at Transnational Giving Europe, looks at both the challenges and opportunities of the current transnational giving environment.

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Jaco Booster

 
Technological advances have radically changed the public's payment habits in recent years, bringing a multitude of new opportunities to charity fundraising. With start up companies now offering some highly innovative payment solutions, Jaco Booster, Managing Partner of Enigma Consulting, explores four payment developments and highlights the opportunities they offer for charities.

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