Features and Opinions
After a begging ban was recently imposed in Norway, the regulatory approach to fundraising is now under review by Government. Fundraising Europe interviews Siri Nodland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Fundraising Association, about the issues raised and the impact on fundraisers.
With charities under increasing pressure to raise funds ever more cost-effectively, direct debit provides a ready solution both for charities to collect and for supporters to commit to the cause of their choice with a regular gift. Still, there are many charities across Europe yet to take full advantage of the benefits that direct debit payment brings, says Scott Gray, Managing Director of specialist charity payments provider, Rapidata Services Plc.
Legacy campaigns may take many years, decades, before donations come to fruition, but despite the development of new and innovative fundraising methods, legacies have been one of the biggest success stories of recent years, reports Fundraising Europe.