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.

News

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Statement from Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising on getting back to fundraising

As formal Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions end in England and moves to change restrictions in place across the rest of the UK, the Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising advis...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Supporting safe and responsible fundraising

This guidance was published on 21 July 2021. This guidance is part of a series of resources produced by the Fundraising Regulator and the Chartered Institute of Fundraising that aims to support charit...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Cash collections guidance

This guidance was published on 19 April 2021. This guidance is part of a series of resources produced by the Fundraising Regulator and the Chartered Institute of Fundraising that aims to support chari...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Events and community fundraising guidance

This guidance was published on 19 April 2021. This guidance is part of a series of resources produced by the Fundraising Regulator and the Chartered Institute of Fundraising that aims to support chari...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Fundraising key principles guidance

This guidance was updated on 12 April 2021. This guidance is part of a series of resources produced by the Fundraising Regulator and the Chartered Institute of Fundraising that aims to support chariti...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Public fundraising guidance

This guidance was updated on 12 April 2021. This guidance is part of a series of resources produced by the Fundraising Regulator and the Chartered Institute of Fundraising that aims to support chariti...
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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.

Coronavirus guidance

5 things you can expect from fundraisers during the Coronavirus pandemic

This guidance is designed to highlight five things that members of the public can expect from fundraisers during the Coronavirus pandemic.
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Comment

Setting up a Coronavirus appeal: What you need to know

Priya Warner, former Head of Policy, writes about what members of the public need to know when setting up a coronavirus appeal, to ensure your fundraising is legal and ethical, and has the best chance...
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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

Safer giving advice

This guidance is designed to provide practical advice to help you avoid fraudsters and scams, and make sure your money goes to support genuine charities.
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Other resources

Guidance

Telephone Preference Service (TPS) compliance checking: quick guide for fundraisers

Numbers listed on the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) register must not be called without consent. This quick guide is designed to help fundraising organisations understand when they need to check ...
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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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