Resource library

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

Publication

Implementing the FPS evaluation recommendations

An overview of how the Fundraising Regulator has implemented the recommendations from the independent review of the Fundraising Preference Service.
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Consultation response

Department for Communities consultation on a code of practice for gambling operators: response from the Fundraising Regulator

The Fundraising Regulator’s response to a consultation hosted by the Department for Communities in Northern Ireland on the introduction of a code of practice for gambling operators who hold a licence,...
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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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Investigation summary

The Ehlers-Danlos Support UK: March 2022

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Investigation summary

Penny Appeal: March 2022

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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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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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Guidance

Charity bags: advice for the public

This advice sets out what you need to know if you receive a charity bag and want to donate in this way. We also set out what you can do make it clear you do not wish to receive charity bags.
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Closed consultation

Consultation on registration and levy: closed July 2016

In the summer of 2016 we consulted on arrangements for funding the Fundraising Regulator through a registration and levy system.
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Publication

Registration and levy consultation response: closed July 2016

In the summer of 2016 we consulted on arrangements for funding the Fundraising Regulator through a registration and levy system. This response was released in August 2016.
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Publication

Registration and levy consultation paper: closed July 2016

In the summer of 2016 we consulted on arrangements for funding the Fundraising Regulator through a registration and levy system. This discussion paper was released in June 2016 and comments were invit...
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