Coronavirus guidance

Our guidance and resources to support charities, fundraising organisations and the public during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Advice for fundraising organisations

To help charities make sure their fundraising continues to be honest, open, respectful and legal, we have produced the resources below.

Coronavirus guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Supporting safe and responsible fundraising

This guidance was published on 16 February 2022. This guidance aims to support charities and their fundraising partners, to fundraise safely and responsibly in ways which protect the public, fundraise...
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Coronavirus guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Cash collections guidance - Withdrawn Feb 2022

This guidance was published on 19 April 2021 and withdrawn on 16 Feb 2022, as the information has been superseded by our supporting safe and responsible fundraising guidance.
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Coronavirus guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Events and community fundraising guidance - Withdrawn Feb 2022

This guidance was published on 19 April 2021 and withdrawn on 16 Feb 2022, as the information has been superseded by our supporting safe and responsible fundraising guidance.
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Coronavirus guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Fundraising key principles guidance - Withdrawn Feb 2022

This guidance was updated on 12 April 2021 and withdrawn on 16 Feb 2022, as the information has been superseded by our supporting safe and responsible fundraising guidance.
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Coronavirus guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Public fundraising guidance - Withdrawn Feb 2022

This guidance was updated on 12 April 2021 and withdrawn on 16 Feb 2022, as the information has been superseded by our supporting safe and responsible fundraising guidance.
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Advice for the public

Whether you are thinking of setting up a fundraising appeal or donating to support a charity, read our advice on giving safely and fundraising legally and ethically.

Guidance

10 steps to setting up a fundraising appeal

This guidance is designed to highlight important points to consider before setting up a fundraising appeal to ensure your fundraising is legal and ethical, and has the best chance of success.
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Guidance

Tips for giving safely to charity

You should be alert to common fraud tactics when giving in-person or online. This will give you confidence to donate to genuine causes.
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Guidance

Online fundraising - advice and guidance for the public

This guidance is designed to highlight the key things you need to know about online fundraising platforms, whether you are setting up an appeal of your own, or donating to an existing one.
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