Resource library

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

Guidance

Charity bags: guidance for fundraisers

This guidance is intended to support charities and the companies they work with to understand the legal requirements and regulatory standards expected of them when distributing and collecting charity ...
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Guidance

Charity bags: advice for the public

This guidance 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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Investigation summary

Cancer Research and Genetics UK and Recycle Proline Ltd: December 2020

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Age UK and The National Door To Door Company: September 2020

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Crawley Open House: September 2020

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Cash for Kids: September 2020

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LifeSpring Ministries: September 2020

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

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Coping with Cancer North East and Unicare Limited: March 2020

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Against Breast Cancer and Recycling Clothes Company Ltd: February 2020

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Against Breast Cancer and Recycling Clothes Company Ltd: December 2019 (1)

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Investigation summary

Against Breast Cancer and Recycling Clothes Company Ltd: December 2019 (2)

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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

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

Safer giving advice

This guidance is designed to provide practical advice to help you avoid fraudsters and scams, and make sure your money goes to support genuine charities.
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