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Statement of ethical principles approved at international fundraising summit
Twenty-two representatives from national fundraising associations including the European Fundraising Association met in London in July to approve a revised version of the International Statement of Ethical Principles. Read more.
Study shows increase in spanish donors
The proportion of individuals donating to charity in Spain grew by 4 per cent between 2014 and 2016, now accounting for almost one quarter (24%) of the population, according to a new study from the Spanish Fundraising Association, Asociación Española de Fundraising (AEFr). Read more.
Record year for donations in sweden
Members of the Swedish Fundraising Council (FRII) saw revenue from donations increase by five percent to SEK 8.7 billion in 2017 compared with 2016, setting a new record. Read more.
HOW TO: embed ethical principles in fundraising
Public policy and advocacy expert Andrew Watt, senior principal of Accordant Philanthropy, explores the challenges of recent years that have brought ethics to the fore for charities, looking at how to embed ethical principles in your organisation and its fundraising. Read more.
YOUR VOICE: growing a global profession of ethical fundraisers
Good professional fundraising undoubtedly requires an ethical approach. Fundraising Europe interviews Eva E. Aldrich, President and CEO of CFRE International, about the importance of ethical fundraising, professionalism and the role of the CFRE credential. Read more.
EXPERT VIEW: Are we looking at accepting or refusing donations all wrong?
The dilemma of whether or not to accept a donation is one many charities face, with the processes and thinking fundraisers use often skewed towards refusal. Ian MacQuillin, director of fundraising think tank Rogare, asks whether charities should approach decision-making from a different angle. Read more.
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