Brazil has over 290,000 charities, but its civil society is quite young – 70% of charities were founded after democratization in 1988. Since then they have been struggling to reach financial sustainability in an environment where asking – and therefore fundraising – is not a developed habit for charities and is often seen by the population as something wrong. Nonetheless, recent years have been very exciting for fundraising development in Brazil, with several successful projects undertaken, consolidation of the fundraising profession, growth of individual giving and much more. In this session we will share the Brazilian experience of investing in fundraising development, give successful campaign examples and draw some conclusions which could inspire Central and Eastern European fundraisers.
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