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Resource library

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

Guidance

Questions to ask fundraisers

Six questions that all fundraisers should be able to answer to help you to give safely.
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Consultation response

ICO GDPR Consent Guidance - response from the Fundraising Regulator

A response from the Fundraising Regulator to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) consultation on GDPR Consent Guidance.
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Guidance

Fundraising preference service: quick guide

A quick guide about the fundraising preference service aimed at smaller charities.
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Publication

Business Plan 2016-18

Our Business Plan sets out the annual objectives that will allow the Fundraising Regulator to achieve the outcomes in its Strategic Plan.
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Publication

Annual Review 2016/17

Our annual review provides a snapshot of the progress that the Fundraising Regulator has made in the first year of operation.
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Publication

Annual Report and Accounts 2016/17

Our annual report and financial statements for the year ending 31 March 2017.
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Publication

Code of Fundraising Practice consultation response: closed April 2017

In the spring of 2017 we consulted on changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice. This response paper was released in July 2017.
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Publication

Complaints report 2016

A report about complaints received by the Fundraising Regulator and the charity sector about fundraising in 2016.

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Guidance

Data protection library: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) guidance and information

Find out what GDPR is about.
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Publication

Code of Fundraising Practice consultation paper: closed April 2017

In the spring of 2017 we consulted on changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice. This discussion paper was released in February 2017. Comments were invited until Friday 28 April 2017.
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Closed consultation

Consultation on the Code of Fundraising Practice: closed April 2017

In the spring of 2017 we consulted on changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice, with a specific focus on monitoring arrangements between charities and third parties, oversight of fundraising activities by trustees and requesting donations from people in vulnerable circumstances.
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Investigation report

Decision: Neet Feet Ltd and eight charities

The Fundraising Regulator’s decision following an investigation into Neet Feet Ltd and eight charities
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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.
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Closed consultation

Consultation on registration and levy: closed July 2016

In the summer of 2016 we consulted on arrangements for funding the Fundraising Regulator through a registration and levy system.
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Publication

Registration and levy consultation response: closed July 2016

In the summer of 2016 we consulted on arrangements for funding the Fundraising Regulator through a registration and levy system. This response was released in August 2016.
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