September 18, 2019
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Swiss charities see first drop in crowdfunding income

The amount raised for charities through crowdfunding decreased for the first time in Switzerland last year, despite an overall growth in money raised through this channel, […]
September 18, 2019
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Legacy communications must address family security concerns, research finds

Getting one’s affairs in order and ensuring the family are provided for are the main reasons people make their Wills, with the latter also the main […]
July 10, 2019
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First Swiss Masters course for fundraising launches

15 years on from the introduction of Switzerland’s first professional fundraising qualification (an EFA Certified Diploma course), a Masters for fundraising management has now been launched. The course, […]
May 15, 2019
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Swissfundraising reveals a decade’s worth of direct mail trends

The average donation size in Switzerland has continued to increase over the past decade, despite fewer campaigns and a drop in response rates, according to Swissfundraising. […]
December 5, 2018
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Record 1.85bn Swiss Francs donated to country’s non-profits in 2017

The latest research from  the Swissfundraising association and certification authority Zewo show that Switzerland’s non-profit organisations received a record 1.85 billion Swiss Francs (CHF) last year, accounting […]
September 19, 2018
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World Vision Switzerland the first non-profit to adopt new recurring donations service

Payment solutions provider SIX Payment Services has developed a recurring donations service for charities that offers an alternative to direct debit with a one-click sign up process […]