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Public urged to donate safely this Christmas as it’s revealed £1.6m was lost to online charity fraud over the past year 

The Fundraising Regulator, the Charity Commission for England and Wales, National Trading Standards and Action Fraud are joining forces to call on the public to give safely when donating online, as da...
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Fundraising Regulator’s Annual Complaints Report finds complaints about online fundraising increased by 252% during the pandemic

The Fundraising Regulator has published our Annual Complaints Report, which analyses complaints we have received, alongside complaints reported by some of the UK’s largest charities between 1 April 20...
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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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Amendment to standard 12.6.2 (free draws) of the Code of Fundraising Practice

The Fundraising Regulator will be making a minor change to the current wording of standard 12.6.2 in the Code of Fundraising Practice to reflect more accurately the legislation which underpins the sta...
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Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising publish new guidance to support the return of in-person events and community fundraising

The Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising have today published two new pieces of guidance to support charitable organisations as they plan their return to in-person events and c...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Statement from Fundraising Regulator on the return to public fundraising - Withdrawn July 2021

The Government has announced that public fundraising can resume in England from 12 April 2021.
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Fundraising Regulator publishes its latest Annual Report and Accounts, which reflect the impact of Coronavirus on fundraising 

Today we published our latest Annual Report and Accounts, which highlight how we reprioritised our work amid the unprecedented challenges facing the fundraising sector from March 2020 onwards.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Statement from Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising - Withdrawn April 2021

Statement from the Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising following UK government announcements.
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Fundraising Regulator appoints new Head of Policy 

The Fundraising Regulator has appointed Charlotte Urwin as its new Head of Policy.
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Fundraising Regulator’s annual report highlights progress made to raise standards in fundraising

Today we published our annual report and accounts for 2018/19, which highlights the progress made to raise standards in fundraising.
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Clothing collection bins: Statement by the Fundraising Regulator about notices and correspondence issued by "Compounding Action" and "Fundraising Bureau of Investigations"

A statement by the Fundraising Regulator.
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Strengthening our presence in Northern Ireland

Joanne McDowell joins the Fundraising Regulator as our Northern Ireland Manager from 3 September 2019.
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New fundraising code published

The new code is easier to use and navigate, with plain English, a new structure and a glossary.
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Board member appointment

David Cunningham is re-appointed for another 3 years and will serve until March 2022.
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Complaints report 2017-18 published

A report on complaints about fundraising received by our complaints team and by charities, between 1 April 2017 and 31 August 2018.
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Changes to the fundraising levy

We've made changes to years 4 and 5 of the fundraising levy, covering September 2019 - August 2021.
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Important change to FPS

From 1 March, charities will have 21 days to action a suppression request on the Fundraising Preference Service, instead of 28 days.
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FPS in numbers 2017-18

Results from data on the Fundraising Preference Service from November 2017 - October 2018.
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Annual reports and financial accounts for 2017-18 published

A 12 month report and a 5 month report to bring our financial year in line with collection of the Fundraising Levy.
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