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Useful guidance, summaries of our investigations, and publications for donors and fundraisers.

Webinar

Webinar: Introduction to the code

This video is designed to help charities and trustees understand what the code is, who it applies to, what the code covers and how to use the code, both online and offline.
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Coronavirus advice

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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Coronavirus advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Public fundraising guidance

This guidance was updated on 29 July 2020. This guidance is part of a series of resources produced by the Fundraising Regulator and the Chartered Institute of Fundraising that aims to support charitie...
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Coronavirus advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Fundraising key principles guidance

This guidance was updated on 31 July 2020. This guidance is part of a series of resources produced by the Fundraising Regulator and the Chartered Institute of Fundraising that aims to support charitie...
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Investigation summary

WaterAid: June 2020

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Investigation summary

Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK and Fundraising Support Ltd: June 2020

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Investigation summary

Church Urban Fund: June 2020

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Coronavirus advice

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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Coronavirus advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice on fundraising

This advice was updated on 25 June 2020. We will update this advice on direct marketing and fundraising events as more information emerges.
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Publication

Survey of Fundraising Regulator registrants 2019/20

In November 2019, we carried out an anonymous survey of our registrants. The results provide an important evidence base for our work in the year ahead and beyond.
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Investigation summary

Blind Veterans UK: March 2020

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Investigation summary

Coping with Cancer North East and Unicare Limited: March 2020

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Investigation summary

Macmillan Cancer Support: March 2020

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Investigation summary

National Deaf Children’s Society and Smile Fundraising Ltd: March 2020

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Investigation report

Decision: KKL Executor and Trustee Company Ltd and JNF Charitable Trust

The Fundraising Regulator's decision following an investigation into KKL Executor and Trustee Company Ltd and its parent company JNF Charitable Trust.
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Consultation response

ICO draft Direct Marketing Code of Practice - response from the Fundraising Regulator 

A response from the Fundraising Regulator to the Information Commissioner's Office consultation on the draft Direct Marketing Code of Practice.
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Publication

Complaints report 2018/19

A report about fundraising complaints received by the Fundraising Regulator and reported by the charity sector in 2018/19.
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Publication

An external review of our casework

This is the Executive Summary of an External Review of the Fundraising Regulator’s casework conducted in 2018/19.
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Investigation summary

Against Breast Cancer and Recycling Clothes Company Ltd: February 2020

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Publication

The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016: an analysis of compliance with fundraising disclosure

This research analysis evaluates how charities are adapting to the new fundraising reporting requirements of The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016.
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Guidance

The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016: Good practice guidance on reporting your fundraising

This note provides good practice guidance on meeting the reporting requirements in Section 13 of the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 which came into force for accounting periods ...
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Investigation summary

Clayhall Community Centre: December 2019

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Investigation summary

Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen and Families Association – Forces Help: December 2019

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Investigation summary

The Salvation Army: December 2019

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