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Transnational Giving Europe is a network of national organizations that today covers 17 countries and is at European level the only existing practical solution to support a beneficiary located in a foreign country with all the tax advantages in the country of residence of the donor. Donors can make their gifts to the national TGE partner that will transfer the gift to the foreign beneficiary and provide all the national fiscal advantages to the donor (income tax deductibility,…). Thanks to TGE, fundraising organisations can ensure income tax deductible gifts for their foreign donors and launch tax efficient fundraising campaigns in other TGE countries.

In 2014, more than 350 prestigious organisations and 5000 donors used TGE and around 12 Million € were channelled through the network. This confirms the growing trend of cross-border giving within Europe.

To find out how TGE can help you as a donor, as a fundraiser or as a beneficiary, please click on your country of residence, where you/your organization pay taxes.


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March 2015 – The figures of the TGE network continue to grow in 2014 

In 2014, 12 M € of donations were transferred throughout Europe with the help of the cross-border philanthropic network TGE that now covers 17 European countries. This represents a growth of 37% compared to 2013 when 8,7 M € were channelled. The network aims to continue to promote and inspire European philanthropy in the following years by providing a secure and efficient route to enable donors to give to the causes they care about in Europe.

TGE/EFC study on the actual state of Cross-border Philanthropy in Europe 

There is no European Philanthropic Union yet. Please find here the conclusions and our call for less red-tape and non-discriminatory tax treatment in Europe.


> TGE in figures 2014 

> Taxation of cross-border philanthropy in Europe after Persche and Stauffer

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