Resource library

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

Consultation response

Charities SORP Committee Governance Review 2018-19: response from the Fundraising Regulator

A response from the Fundraising Regulator to the Charities SORP Committee Governance Review 2018-19.
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Consultation response

ICO consultation on a direct marketing code of practice: response from the Fundraising Regulator

A response from the Fundraising Regulator to the Information Commissioners Office consultation on a direct marketing code of practice.
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Guidance

Charity clothing collections

Advice for the public from Fundraising Regulator and Local Government Association on charity clothing collection bags.
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Consultation response

Consultation on the charity digital code: response from the Fundraising Regulator

A response from the Fundraising Regulator to the consultation on the charity digital code.
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Consultation response

NCVO consultation on a charity code of ethics: response from the Fundraising Regulator

A response from the Fundraising Regulator to the NCVO (The National Council for Voluntary Organisations) consultation on a charity code of ethics.
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Guidance

Complaints handling guidance for charities and third-party fundraising organisations

Guidance to help fundraising organisations when dealing with complaints about fundraising, setting out how the Fundraising Regulator defines a complaint and how organisations are expected to handle th...
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Guidance

Charity challenge events

10 tips for taking part in events run by challenge event companies
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Guidance

Guidance for fundraising platforms: 5 focus areas for donor transparency

The Fundraising Regulator analysed information provided to donors across eighteen well-known platforms. This guidance represents the minimum standard of information we would expect to see for donors t...
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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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Guidance

GDPR briefing: Corporate fundraising (4)

The Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising (CIoF) produced six data protection briefings in February 2018 in advance of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becoming eff...
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Guidance

GDPR briefing: Charitable trust fundraising (6)

The Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising (CIoF) produced six data protection briefings in February 2018 in advance of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becoming eff...
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Guidance

GDPR briefing: Community fundraising (3)

The Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising (CIoF) produced six data protection briefings in February 2018 in advance of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becoming eff...
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Guidance

GDPR briefing: Legacies (5)

The Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising (CIoF) produced six data protection briefings in February 2018 in advance of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becoming eff...
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Guidance

GDPR briefing: Fundraising (2)

The Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising (CIoF) produced six data protection briefings in February 2018 in advance of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becoming eff...
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Guidance

GDPR briefing: Introduction (1)

The Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising (CIoF) produced six data protection briefings in February 2018 in advance of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becoming eff...
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