News

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Statement from Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising on getting back to fundraising

As formal Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions end in England and moves to change restrictions in place across the rest of the UK, the Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising advis...
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Coronavirus guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Supporting safe and responsible fundraising

This guidance was published on 21 July 2021. This guidance is part of a series of resources produced by the Fundraising Regulator and the Chartered Institute of Fundraising that aims to support charit...
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Comment

Reflecting on the past five years of fundraising and data protection regulation

Lord Toby Harris, Chair of the Fundraising Regulator and Elizabeth Denham CBE, the UK Information Commissioner, reflect on the past five years of fundraising and data protection regulation in the char...
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Comment

Four small words of great significance: the key values of fundraising practice

Gavin Doyle, Policy and Standards Officer at the Fundraising Regulator, shares why the fundraising values are essential for creating a positive fundraising experience.
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Guidance

Key behaviours you should expect from fundraisers: advice for the public

The following information is designed to help you understand the fundraising standards you can expect when you are asked to donate.
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Guidance

Key behaviours expected of fundraisers: guidance for fundraisers

This guidance is intended to help any person or organisation fundraising, or planning to fundraise, in the UK for a charitable cause to comply with the standards set out in the Code of Fundraising Pra...
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Guidance

Charity bags: advice for the public

This guidance sets out what you need to know if you receive a charity bag and want to donate in this way. We also set out what you can do make it clear you do not wish to receive charity bags.
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Guidance

Charity bags: guidance for fundraisers

This guidance is intended to support charities and the companies they work with to understand the legal requirements and regulatory standards expected of them when distributing and collecting charity ...
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Comment

Self-reporting fundraising incidents

Catherine Orr, Head of Casework at the Fundraising Regulator, outlines our plans to develop a self-reporting pathway for organisations to follow when they identify that they may have breached the Code...
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Investigation summary

Shelter: June 2021

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Investigation summary

The Krishnamurti Foundation Trust: June 2021

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News

Amendment to standard 12.6.2 (free draws) of the Code of Fundraising Practice

The Fundraising Regulator will be making a minor change to the current wording of standard 12.6.2 in the Code of Fundraising Practice to reflect more accurately the legislation which underpins the sta...
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News

Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising publish new guidance to support the return of in-person events and community fundraising

The Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising have today published two new pieces of guidance to support charitable organisations as they plan their return to in-person events and c...
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Coronavirus guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Events and community fundraising guidance

This guidance was published on 19 April 2021. This guidance is part of a series of resources produced by the Fundraising Regulator and the Chartered Institute of Fundraising that aims to support chari...
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Coronavirus guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Cash collections guidance

This guidance was published on 19 April 2021. This guidance is part of a series of resources produced by the Fundraising Regulator and the Chartered Institute of Fundraising that aims to support chari...
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Coronavirus guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Public fundraising guidance

This guidance was updated on 12 April 2021. This guidance is part of a series of resources produced by the Fundraising Regulator and the Chartered Institute of Fundraising that aims to support chariti...
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Coronavirus guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Fundraising key principles guidance

This guidance was updated on 12 April 2021. This guidance is part of a series of resources produced by the Fundraising Regulator and the Chartered Institute of Fundraising that aims to support chariti...
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News

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Statement from Fundraising Regulator on the return to public fundraising - Withdrawn July 2021

The Government has announced that public fundraising can resume in England from 12 April 2021.
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Comment

Regulating fundraising as pandemic restrictions ease

Charlotte Urwin, Head of Policy at the Fundraising Regulator, outlines the work we are doing to ensure that fundraisers have timely advice, as and when restrictions on contact with others ease.
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Investigation summary

The PCC of The Ecclesiastical Parish of St John Cove: March 2021

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Investigation summary

Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara, Oakengates: March 2021

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News

Fundraising Regulator publishes its latest Annual Report and Accounts, which reflect the impact of Coronavirus on fundraising 

Today we published our latest Annual Report and Accounts, which highlight how we reprioritised our work amid the unprecedented challenges facing the fundraising sector from March 2020 onwards.
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Comment

Five years of fundraising regulation

Peter Lewis, former Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising, looks back at the five years since the Fundraising Regulator came into being, and how the fundraising sector and fundrais...
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Corporate document

Annual Report and Accounts 2019/20

Our annual report and accounts for the year ending 31 August 2020.
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