News from Italy
A network that helps public libraries in Italy to develop their fundraising is seeing strong results after its first year.
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 GT Assif Lazio, a regional branch of Italian fundraising association ASSIF, have come together to learn how to apply new fundraising methodologies to their campaigns and organisations.
The Assif workshop Fundraising Model Canvas (FMC) took place on 16 March in Rome, presented by Massimo Pesci, fundraising director at Italian Red Cross, and creator of the FMC.
€34 million in donations has been raised in Italy since 2014, prompted by the introduction of a new tax credit.