The Regulatory Framework for Fundraising in Europe
A comprehensive study comparing the legal framework for fundraising in 16 European countries.
De-risking and non-profits
How do you solve a problem that no-one wants to take responsibility for? --- An article on growing bank de-risking, how it fits into the worldwide trend of closing space of civil society and how anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing rules should be corrected.
Basics of Grassroots Fundraising
Fundraising from people and companies is an essential component for CSO sustainability but many CSOs lack fundraising skills and knowledge on how to solicit donations. This Handbook introduces the basics of fundraising, its rules and principles and gives practical advice to CSOs how to overcome difficulties connected to fundraising.
Experiences on the Implementation of the Percentage Designation Mechanism
ECNL prepared case studies to bring practical examples and to share best practices from CSOs in Hungary, Poland and Slovakia with their Moldovan counterparts.
Current Trends in Self-Regulation of Civil Society Organizations
This paper aims to provide a general overview of the different types of selected self-regulation models introduced at the European and international level. It discusses reasons for adoption of self-regulations; types of self-regulatory initiatives and issues for consideration when designing a tailor-made self-regulation; compliance and enforcement mechanisms for implementation; examples of the European and regional/international self-regulatory...
The user-friendly flashcards feature key challenges and provide recommendations on practical assembly issues in Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.
Monitoring Freedom of Assembly in the Western Balkans
First comprehensive country reports on monitoring legal developments and practical implementation of freedom of assembly in the Western Balkans.
Monitoring Matrix on Enabling Environment for Civil Society Development Regional Report 2015
The 2015 Regional Report analyzes the state of the civil society in the Western Balkan countries and Turkey based on country monitoring reports developed along the methodology elaborated in the Monitoring Matrix. The comprehensive report analyzes the policy and legal framework that governs the civil society and summarizes key findings and recommendations in three main areas:...
Lottery proceeds for CSO work: Luck has nothing to do with it
This analysis provides a comparative overview on the distribution of revenue from lotteries and games of chance to CSOs.
Policy papers on cooperation between the State and Civil Society Organizations
An overview of policy papers on cooperation between the state bodies and civil society organizations in Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Estonia, Croatia, and the Philippines.
Civil Participation in Decision-Making
An Overview of Standards and Practices in Council of Europe Member States
Handbook on Civil Society Organisations Registration and Operation
The registration handbook - available also in Russian and Belarusian - provides comparative information on regulation of registration, operation and access to resources by CSOs in 8 European countries.