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EFA Skillshare, Bratislava, December 2016


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Europe's Environment for philanthropy above global average, index shows 

Europe’s philanthropic environment scores above the global average, according to the 2018 Global Philanthropy Environment Index, from The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI. Read more.












44 countries represented at Giving tuesday summit

The Giving Tuesday Global Summit took place in Santo Domingo from 30 April to 2 May: the largest summit so far with 46 participants representing 44 countries. Read more.











New slovenian NGO law offers extra support for sector 

MPs in Slovenia have approved a new charity Act, which specifies the creation of a fund to support the development of NGOs in the country. Read more.









HOW TO: tell a story that will inspire global audiences

Storytelling is an important art and skill for any fundraiser. Brian Fitzgerald, director of Dancing Fox, shares his tips on how to tell stories that will inspire listeners, so that they want to take action. Read more.














YOUR VOICE: overcoming the barriers to cross-border giving

Cross-border giving is becoming more common. Why is it so important and what are the barriers and opportunities for growth? Fundraising Europe interviews Ludwig Forrest, philanthropy advisor at the King Baudouin Foundation and coordinator of Transnational Giving EuropeRead more.












EXPERT VIEW: could blockchain be the future for cross-border giving?

The potential for using blockchain technology to improve cross-border giving is huge, but there are some major challenges still to be overcome. Rhodri Davies, head of policy at Charities Aid Foundation and leader of Giving Thought, explores the potential for using it to enable cross-border giving. Read more.









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