July 10, 2019
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EESC calls for a more enabling environment for philanthropy

Challenging EU governments to establish a more enabling environment for philanthropy, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has published its first opinion on the topic, […]
February 6, 2019
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Special Focus: 5 Trends Influencing Giving in Europe

What’s influencing the charitable giving market in Europe and what can be done to drive change? We ask thought leaders from across the sector their views on how technology, public […]
February 6, 2019
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Romanian Presidency commissions opinion on promoting organised philanthropy

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is collecting views to help it develop an ‘opinion’ exploring what measures and initiatives should be taken at EU […]
December 5, 2018

Tracking study shows fewer Italians giving overall but more support for local causes

Italy is seeing a steady decline in the number of individuals donating and those who give are increasingly supporting local causes, the tracking survey Italiani Solidali […]
December 5, 2018
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Europe is second most generous continent for individual donations

Europe is the second most generous continent in terms of donating money to charity (behind Oceania), but has the lowest rates of volunteering and helping strangers, […]
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 […]