News from Austria
The 23rd Austrian Fundraising Congress takes place in Vienna from 10-12 October. Themed The Power of Innovation – shaping the future of fundraising now, the event will address how to reach and motivate donors in the future, explore the direction in which fundraising will evolve, and look at the innovations that will take the lead and how they will affect the future.
The first European Fundraising School takes place this summer in Vienna, with a focus on the core principles of successful fundraising, and major gift acquisition.
Text message donations had been growing in Austria until earlier this year when this income channel was blocked by telecom providers as they sought to establish clarity over national payment legislation.