News from The Netherlands


The Dutch national press and fundraising association, VFI, have raised concerns about whether a high profile national sporting event and fundraiser, Alpe d'HuZes, is being run openly and transparently.

Read more ...


A groundbreaking new mobile donating system has been implemented in the Netherlands through national fundraising association VFI, in collaboration with seven charities and fundraising suppliers. Through GEEF-mobiel, which translates to GIVE-mobile, charities now have a simple tool to deliver mobile fundraising, using both SMS and online technology.

Read more ...


The Dutch media and nonprofit community has expressed its disappointment over the impact of an emergency appeal for funds for Syria, which raised €1.2 million initially from donors in the Netherlands.

Read more ...


VFI is to introduce a new targeted legacy programme to encourage more people to leave money to nonprofit organisations from their wills.

Read more ...