A complaint about misleading fundraising: the R family
Mr and Mrs R’s son is a member of a local sports club. The charity asked Mr and Mrs R to raise £800 to enable them to send a team to a sporting event. Mrs R told us that she believed the amount requested was far higher than the amount needed.
A report on complaints received by charities about fundraising in 2016
In May 2017 the Fundraising Regulator published a report on complaints received by charities about fundraising in 2016. We gathered information from a range of charities about the number of complaints they received about fundraising and the amount of fundraising activity they undertook in 2016.