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Resource library

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

Investigation
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Decision: Brain Tumour Research

The final decision following an investigation by the Fundraising Regulator into the fundraising practices of Brain Tumour Research.
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Investigation
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A complaint about volunteer fundraising: Mr W

Mr W used an online giving platform to organise a race to raise money for a town in Africa. His intention was to organise the race every year until the local people could organise it instead.
He agreed with a charity that the money raised would be given to them, and that the charity would then pass money to him each year as needed. But he’s now in a disagreement with the charity about what should happen to the money raised.
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Guidance
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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 to be able to make an informed decision to donate.
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Guidance
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Online fundraising - advice and guidance for the public

Guidance 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
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Safer giving advice

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