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 […]
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 […]