August 10, 2022

Patrick Gibbels: Czech Presidency of the EU – what’s in store for fundraising?

On 1 July 2022, the Czech Republic took over the Presidency of the EU. In this month’s blog, our Brussels correspondent Patrick Gibbels explains how the […]
March 3, 2022

MEPs vote in favour of proposals to revolutionise nonprofit legislation and empower civil society

MEPs have voted in favour of a series of legislative recommendations in European Parliament last month, which aim to put nonprofits on an equal footing with […]
July 1, 2020

Hungary’s foreign-funding restrictions declared in violation of EU law

The European Court has declared that Hungary’s foreign-funding restrictions violate EU law. The legal battle began in 2017, when Hungary’s parliament approved new rules requiring Hungarian […]
July 10, 2019

European sector bodies write to Juncker voicing concerns over Supranational Risk Assessment

EFA is one of six not-for-profit sector bodies to have co-signed a letter to European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker, voicing concerns over the Commission’s proposal […]
July 10, 2019

New research shows impact of GDPR on fundraising in the UK

At last week’s Fundraising Convention in London, two benchmarking reports were launched, showing how GDPR has changed the UK fundraising landscape, increasing the focus on supporter […]
March 27, 2019

Draft transparency law raises objections in the Netherlands

Dutch third sector organisations have raised major concerns over proposed legislation that would require charities to make public the details of large donations and their donors. […]