News from Norway


The Norwegian Fundraising Association, Norges Innsamlingsråd, is calling for an amendment to the new Police Act, which in its current form will require mandatory registration of all fundraising campaigns, fearing that the Act will make it harder for nonprofits to raise funds.

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The Norwegian direct marketing industry awards, Max Marketing Mix (MMM), celebrated fundraising excellence, awarding the Fundraising Campaign of the Year to the Church City Mission for its Christmas campaign; Make someone who is dreading Christmas happy.

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After years of disparity between the Consumer Ombudsman and fundraisers about who charities are allowed to contact with direct marketing membership or donation requests, the Norwegian Fundraising Association, (Norges Innsamlingsråd), has amended its Code of Conduct for fundraising, establishing clearer guidance for practitioners.

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