Resources that may be useful to EFA members, observers and others within the fundraising community are published on this page. This includes research, common standards and specific resources for those developing a fundraising qualification through EFA's certification programme.

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Tax Incentives for Charitable Giving in Europe

This short report summarises the key fiscal schemes in place to promote individual giving in sixteen European nations in 2018. It focuses on the main incentives that national governments offer to encourage giving during donors’ lifetimes.

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International Statement of Ethical Principles

This statement sets out the fundamental ethical principles of fundraising, ratified by fundraising representatives from 24 countries at the International Ethical Summit, which took place in London during July 2018.

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Fundraising in Europe 2017

Published in December 2017, this report represents the views of fifteen national fundraising associations about charitable giving trends, influencing factors and concerns for fundraising, EU data protection legislation and support from government. The reports indicates voluntary income growth over the past five years, but that donor numbers could be stabilising.

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Certification resources

A range of resources are available to support those who are looking to develop national fundraising qualifications through EFA's Certification programme. These include the certification syllabus and framework, core principles, assessment guidelines, application form and more.

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Fundraising in Europe 2015

Published in 2015, this report collates data from across sixteen European nations and includes key findings from a survey of fundraising associations, citing trends in terms of voluntary income, influencing factors and challenges.

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