November 10, 2021

Patrick Gibbels: Collaborating to lobby successfully at EU level

With more and more legislation coming out of Brussels, knowing how to lobby successfully is an increasingly important skill for nonprofits and membership bodies. Our public affairs columnist […]
November 10, 2021

Irish government extends VAT compensation scheme, but no increase to funding pot

Nonprofits across Europe face a hefty tax burden when it comes to VAT; one that ECCVAT estimates to cost in the region of €6 billion annually. […]
September 22, 2021

Threats to civil society organisations intensified by pandemic

A new report from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has been published, calling on policymakers to foster a more conducive working environment for civil society, […]
September 15, 2021

Patrick Gibbels: Why ePrivacy proposals could give the sector an even bigger headache

ePrivacy rules are on the table to be overhauled, but the latest proposed amendments could be even more problematic for nonprofit fundraising. Our columnist Patrick Gibbels […]
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. […]
May 12, 2021

Patrick Gibbels: Spring update from Brussels

Our columnist Patrick Gibbels summarises some key updates from the European Commission in Brussels, highlighting what the Anti-Money Laundering regulations, ePrivacy, the Conference on the Future […]