News from Italy
Italians have allocated a national day to celebrate and encourage charitable giving (“Giorno del Dono”) after its first national giving day (on 04 October 2015) was hailed a success.
Fundraisers from the GT ASSIF Marche, a regional branch of Italian fundraising association ASSIF, sought inspiration from the experts recently in an event that connected them with Italy’s 2015 Fundraiser of the Year, Rossano Bartoli.
€34 million in donations has been raised in Italy since 2014, prompted by the introduction of a new tax credit.
Italy’s Piedmont region has become the first in the country to introduce a sole register for its not-for-profit organisations.