July 16, 2021

Study highlights worrying trend of narrowing civic space in the Western Balkans

The Balkan Civil Society Development Network (BCSDN) has published a new report, highlighting that civic space is narrowing in the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, […]
July 7, 2021

Romanian text & Direct Debit donations reached highest ever levels in 2020

Individual giving continues to grow in Romania, with text and Direct Debit donations reaching both an all-time high in 2020, according to an analysis by ARC […]
November 4, 2020

Anna Korzeniewska: COVID-19 is strengthening CEE citizens’ desire to give

Philanthropy is on the rise in Central and Eastern Europe, but there is far greater potential for growth. Anna Korzeniewska, a Founder of the Social Impact Alliance […]
August 5, 2020

Bulgarian nonprofits face restrictions to foreign funding under new proposals

Changes to Bulgarian law have been proposed that will restrict the access of the country’s nonprofit organisations to foreign funding if approved. In July, Bulgarian parliamentary […]
July 1, 2020

Hungary’s foreign-funding restrictions declared in violation of EU law

The European Court has declared that Hungary’s foreign-funding restrictions violate EU law. The legal battle began in 2017, when Hungary’s parliament approved new rules requiring Hungarian […]
June 3, 2020

Romanian NGOs rally to hospitals’ aid during Covid-19 pandemic

Romanian NGOs have rallied to provide the country’s hospitals with urgent support and equipment during the coronavirus outbreak. A survey carried out by the Association for […]