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Resource library

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

Guidance
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Charity challenge events

10 tips for taking part in events run by challenge event companies
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Investigation
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Decision: The President's Club Charitable Trust

The Fundraising Regulator’s decision following an investigation into the Presidents Club Charitable Trust.
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Investigation
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A complaint about event fundraising: Mr N

A charity was showing only the Gift Aid entry price to an event on their website, and not the Standard entry price. Mr N found this to be “misleading” because visitors would expect to pay the higher price.
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Investigation
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A complaint about event fundraising: Mr P

Mr P complained that a fundraising event he attended in aid of a charity was a “rip-off”.
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Investigation
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A complaint about misleading fundraising: the R family

Mr and Mrs R’s son is a member of a local charitable sports club. The club asked Mr and Mrs R to raise £800 so they could send a team to a sporting event. But Mr and Mrs R thought this amount was more than they needed.
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Guidance
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GDPR briefing: community 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 fundraisers. This briefing focuses on community fundraising, and what GDPR means for practice in this area.
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Guidance
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Safer giving advice

Advice for the public on safer giving and what to look out for.
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