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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Statement from Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising - Withdrawn Jan 2021

Statement from the Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising following UK government announcements.
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Fundraising Regulator publishes evaluation of the Fundraising Preference Service

The Fundraising Regulator has published an independent evaluation of the Fundraising Preference Service (FPS), the service that allows members of the public to stop direct marketing communications fro...
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Fundraising Regulator publishes fourth Annual Complaints Report

The Fundraising Regulator has published our fourth Annual Complaints Report, which analyses complaints we have received over the past year, alongside complaints reported by some of the UK’s largest ch...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Statement from Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising - Withdrawn Nov 2020

This statement was withdrawn on 27 November 2020. Statement from the Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising following UK government announcements.
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Fundraising Regulator publishes results of review into compliance with fundraising reporting requirements

The Fundraising Regulator has published the results of its latest review into charities’ compliance with the fundraising reporting requirements in Section 13 of the Charities (Protection and Social In...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising publish new guidance to support the return to public fundraising

The Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising have published two pieces of guidance to support charitable organisations to return to fundraising activities in line with social dista...
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Fundraising Regulator appoints three new board members

The Fundraising Regulator has appointed three new members to its board for initial three-year terms; Guy Parker, Martin Price, and Reshard Auladin.
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Regulators urge safe giving as communities respond to Coronavirus pandemic

The Charity Commission and Fundraising Regulator today urged people to ‘give safely’ as people continue to respond with generosity in the current crisis.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Statement from the Fundraising Regulator and Institute of Fundraising - Withdrawn

Statement from the Fundraising Regulator and Institute of Fundraising (IoF) following the government’s advice on social distancing.
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Fundraising Regulator’s registrant survey reveals that 92% of respondents engaged with the revised Code of Fundraising Practice

The Fundraising Regulator publishes findings from its first registrant survey.
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Fundraising Regulator publishes Complaints Report 2018/19

The Fundraising Regulator publishes a report on fundraising complaints it received, and those reported by the charity sector, in 2018/19.
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Fundraising Regulator commissions independent evaluation of the Fundraising Preference Service

The Fundraising Regulator has commissioned an independent evaluation of the Fundraising Preference Service (FPS) and is seeking the views of charities.
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Fundraising Regulator publishes new Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 guidance

The Fundraising Regulator publishes new guidance after finding that only 40% of charities are fully compliant with fundraising reporting requirements in the Charities (Protection and Social Investment...
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New external member to join Standards Committee

Lori Houlihan will join the Fundraising Regulator Standards Committee as an external member from 1 January 2019.
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Naming charities we investigate

Fundraising organisations investigated by the Fundraising Regulator after 1 March 2019 will be named in case summaries.
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New Chair for the Fundraising Regulator

Lord Harris will become Chair of the Fundraising Regulator on 1 January 2019.
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Important alert: FPS spoof email

We do not ask for money for the Fundraising Preference Service. If you receive an email to say an invoice for the service is due, please contact us.
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Code of fundraising practice: consultation opens

A consultation on the accessibility of the Code of Fundraising Practice. It aims ensure the Code is a straightforward and practical tool for fundraisers and the public. Respond by Friday 16 November.
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Business and strategic plans published

The 2018-19 business plan and three year strategic plan for 2018-2021 have been published today. They set out the long term outcomes and shorter term objectives of the Fundraising Regulator.
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Annual review event marks second birthday and a successful year

The success of the past year is reflected on at the annual review event for the Fundraising Regulator.
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Fundraising Code updated on TPS Assured Certification

The Code of Fundraising Practice has been updated following consultation earlier this year. It stresses the need for compliance with the legal requirements of the Telephone Preference Service (TPS).
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Kieron James appointed as Board Member

Kieron James, founder of the Wonderful Organisation, will join the Fundraising Regulator board in July.
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New rules for online fundraising platforms

New rules and guidance published by the Fundraising Regulator outlining the responsibilities for online fundraising platforms.
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Code of Fundraising Practice updated in line with GDPR

Updates have been made to the Code of Fundraising Practice to incorporate the General Data Protection Regulation, and took effect on 25th May.
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