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The Dutch government has proposed a series of measures to encourage charities to opt in to the national philanthropy validation system, in a letter to the House of Representatives by Dutch state secretary of security and justice, Klaas Dijkhoff.
€3.1bn was donated by individuals in the first three quarters of 2016, according to a recent GfK analysis commissioned by the German Donation Council (German Spendenrat eV), with around 17.8m people giving to non-profit organisations and churches during this period.
Digital donations in Switzerland rose from 2.24% of the total donation volume in 2014 to 2.55% in 2015: an increase of 13.9%.