February 5, 2020

GoFundMe report reveals its most generous countries

Ireland is the most generous country worldwide on GoFundMe, according to the crowdfunding platform’s recent A Year in Giving Report, with the UK, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, […]
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, […]
May 15, 2019
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Interview: What does Notre Dame tell us about French philanthropy?

Fundraising for the restoration of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris raised over €1 billion in just two days following the devastating fire, but critics argued […]
September 19, 2018
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Call for tighter legislation of crowdfunding platforms in Sweden

Swedish fundraising association FRII has called for donations-based crowdfunding platforms to be fully included in proposed legislation to regulate crowdfunding, in its response to a consultation on the […]
May 16, 2018

Scale of French generosity revealed in Fondation de France study

A total of €7.5 billion is donated annually in France, a study by Fondation de France has shown. Individuals are responsible for 60% of this total, according to […]
July 20, 2017
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Blackbaud to acquire UK crowdfunding platform JustGiving

US-based digital fundraising and cloud software provider Blackbaud is to buy charity crowdfunding platform JustGiving. JustGiving launched in the UK in 2001 and has been used by people in 164 […]