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.
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.
The charities (protection and social investment) Act 2016
This page provides guidance on the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 which came into force July 2016, with some provisions coming into force on 1st November 2016. See our Frequently Asked Questions for further information on fundraiser responsibilities in relation to the Act.