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Money raised through crowdfunding rose from 28 million Swiss francs (CHF) or €25.7 million euros to CHF 128 million (€117.5m) in Switzerland last year: a rise of 362 per cent.
A third sector delegation, the majority from Scotland, visited Brussels last month to discuss the impact of Brexit on civil society organisations both in Scotland and the UK, and to communicate their pro-European stance.
With the UK preparing for the General Election on 8 June, the Institute of Fundraising (IoF) has launched a campaign to ensure that the role of fundraisers is recognised by every political party, and that fundraising is supported and celebrated by MPs from all parties in the next Parliament.