July 10, 2019

New board members elected at German Fundraising Association

The German Fundraising Association, Deutscher Fundraising Verband (DFRV,) has elected a new leadership team, with Martin Georgi taking over as chair and Manuela Ewert as vice-chair. The […]
December 5, 2018

New managing director for German Fundraising Association

The German Fundraising Association (DFRV) has appointed not-for-profit (NPO) expert and human rights activist Larissa Probst as its new managing director. Probst succeeds Arne Peper, who has […]
May 16, 2018

European Fundraising School scheduled for Berlin and Vienna

This year’s European Fundraising School will take place in Berlin as well as Vienna this summer, led by Eva Aldrich, president of CFRE International, and Bernard […]
July 20, 2017

Amazonsmile operating practices criticised

Amazon’s Smile platform, which donates 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible items to a charity of the shopper’s choice, has been criticised by the German Fundraising […]
February 7, 2017

Report: NGOs must emulate the commercial sector to survive long-term

German non-profits must look further forward and adopt more of the practices of the commercial sector if they are to survive long-term, according to a report […]
December 8, 2016

Donations in Germany reached their second highest level of the past decade

€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 […]