May 24, 2022

German foundation sector sees strongest growth in 10 years

Germany’s foundation sector saw its strongest growth in 10 years in 2021, according to figures from the Association of German Foundations. Last year 863 new foundations […]
March 16, 2022

DFRV calls for regulation changes to speed up emergency aid response

The German fundraising association (DFRV) is calling for regulatory changes to help donations get to their intended destination quickly in emergency situations. With support urgently needed […]
January 12, 2022

Germany’s flood year prompts record donations

Germans donated around €3.8 billion between January and September in 2021 – the year of the country’s flood disaster, according to a survey for the German […]
April 7, 2021

2020 sparks increase in online giving among Swiss & German donors

2020 saw both one-off and regular online giving increase in Switzerland and Germany compared to the previous year, according to a report on digital fundraising by […]
March 10, 2021

Value of charitable giving rises in Germany, but donor numbers fall

Germans donated around €5.4 billion in 2020 – the second highest total since 2005, yet fewer people gave. According to the GfK study “Balance of Help”, […]
December 14, 2020

German civil society seeks to protect status of nonprofits engaging in political activity

The German Fundraising Association is among a number of organisations calling for law changes to ensure that the country’s nonprofit organisations can be political in their […]