Connecting the European Fundraising Community
EFA is a network of 23 leading fundraising associations, working to strengthen and develop fundraising in Europe.
Together, we speak with one voice, working towards one unified goal; better fundraising.
FUNDRAISING EUROPE WINTER EDITION: OUT NOW
At the end of the year, we look back on some of the key stories from 2013, highlighting regulatory developments that will have important implications for many nonprofits. The issue of transparency has been a common theme throughout this year and is explored by our columnists, expert spokespeople Ilja De Coster and Simon Scriver, who respectively address the challenge we face when dealing with media scandals and the importance of transparency and openness. Read more.
CHARITIES URGED TO INFLUENCE VAT
In preparation for a potentially radical shake-up of VAT legislation, the European Commission is now consulting on significant changes to the VAT system that will impact nonprofit organisations across the continent. The consultation reviews the existing VAT legislation on public bodies and tax exemptions in the public interest. Read more.
AND… TO PARTICIPATE IN CROWDFUNDING CONSULTATION
The European Commission is consulting on crowdfunding, inviting stakeholders to contribute their views about its potential benefits, risks, and the design of an optimal policy framework for this financing model. Read more.
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EFA has welcomed Slovenia's national fundraising association, Združenje ZRNO, as a new member. This news comes shortly after the launch of ZRNO itself on October 12th 2013. Read more.
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INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMME LAUNCHES FOR HEALTHCARE FUNDRAISERS
A new exchange programme has been set up to enable fundraisers working for healthcare organisations to cross the Atlantic and spend a week working as an intern at a peer organisation in the US or Canada. Read more.
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