Features and Opinions
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.
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.
Europe 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.