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

Guidance

Charity challenge events

10 tips for taking part in events run by challenge event companies
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Investigation

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

A complaint about ‘on behalf of’ fundraising: Mr L

A charity failed to verify the identity of a volunteer that visited Mr L’s property collecting sponsorship money on their behalf.
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Investigation

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

Safer giving advice

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

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.
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