June 9, 2021

Dutch Manifesto calls on government to create space for social good

The Dutch nonprofit sector has come together to launch a Manifesto, which calls on policy makers in The Hague to create more room for social good. […]
June 9, 2021
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Patrick Gibbels: Will the EU call time on telephone fundraising?

Over the past year and more, the telephone has been a vital channel for fundraising and nurturing supporter relationships. Patrick Gibbels highlights the risks of the […]
February 10, 2021
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Landmark ruling eases forthcoming telemarketing laws for Dutch charities

On 26 January 2021, the Dutch government unanimously approved two amendments to the proposed Telecommunications Act, softening the rules for charities in contrast with legislation for businesses. The […]
December 9, 2020

Looking back: Which EU policies progressed in 2020 and where are we now?

In the last of this year’s series – a View from Brussels – our public affairs columnist, Patrick Gibbels, summarises the state of play on the […]
July 1, 2020
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Door drop proposals pose new threat to fundraising

Photo credit: Photo by Dele Oke on Unsplash. With some EU states proposing that residents should not receive unaddressed mailings unless they have opted in, our […]
June 25, 2020
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Emergency tax measures sought to boost philanthropy in France

France générosités is calling on the French government to introduce new emergency tax incentives that will boost philanthropy and help to reverse the long-term decline in […]