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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Coronavirus guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Public fundraising guidance

This guidance was updated on 12 April 2021. This guidance is part of a series of resources produced by the Fundraising Regulator and the Chartered Institute of Fundraising that aims to support chariti...
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Investigation summary

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

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Investigation summary

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

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Investigation summary

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

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Investigation summary

Coping with Cancer North East and Unicare Limited: March 2020

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Investigation summary

Against Breast Cancer and Recycling Clothes Company Ltd: February 2020

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Investigation summary

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

GDPR briefing: charitable trust fundraising

The Fundraising Regulator has worked with the Institute of Fundraising to produce 6 briefings on GDPR. These “bitesize” guides are designed to be as accessible and as relevant as possible for fundrais...
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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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