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GOSSE BOSMA TAKES THE HELM AS EFA PRESIDENT
Dutch fundraising expert and director of Goede Doelen Nederland, Gosse Bosma, has now been appointed as president of the European Fundraising Association (EFA) following the organisation’s Annual General Assembly in Bratislava last week.
Picking up the mantle from the former president Günther Lutschinger, Bosma now leads EFA’s Board in its mission of strengthening and developing the fundraising sector and profession across Europe.
New research indicates €87.5bn donated across 18 European countries in 2013
Eighteen countries across Europe donated €87.5 billion in total to charity in 2013, according to a study by European Research Network On Philanthropy (ERNOP), the majority of which came from individuals, followed by corporations. Read more.
GIVING TUESDAY ATTRACTS RECORD DONATIONS
This year’s #GivingTuesday initiative yielded record donation levels of around $168 million in charitable donations worldwide, beating last year's record by 44%. Read more.
EXPERT VIEW: don't keep it to yourself – share great fundraising ideas
Peer-to-peer learning is not unique to the voluntary sector, but it’s often one of the things charities and commercial partners do best says Sue Kershaw, development director of SOFII, as was seen in the inspirational campaigns showcased at the recent I Wish I'd Thought of That event. Read more.
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