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Who we are

We are the independent regulator of charitable fundraising in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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Our team

Meet our board, committee members and staff team.
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About us

We are the independent regulator of charitable fundraising in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We stand up for best practice in fundraising, in order to protect donors and support the vital work of fundraisers.

We work in partnership with other regulators and representative bodies in the charitable and fundraising sectors to build public confidence and ensure consistent fundraising standards across the UK.
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Disclaimer

copyright and legal notice
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Code of Fundraising Practice

The Code of Fundraising Practice sets the standards that apply to fundraising carried out by all charitable institutions and third party fundraisers in the UK. It replaces the previous code, rulebooks and legal appendices.

Recommendations on changes to the code are made by the Fundraising Regulator’s standards committee in consultation with our stakeholders. Changes to the code must be approved by the Fundraising Regulator’s board.

Use the links below to navigate through the code and make sure you read the ‘using the code’ section first.
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Get involved

We are committed to engaging and consulting with the sector and the public on important fundraising and regulatory matters so that our decisions are well informed and evidence based.
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Investigations

We investigate complaints about fundraising where these cannot be resolved by the organisations concerned themselves. We do this by considering whether the fundraising organisation has complied with the Code of Fundraising Practice.

We publish summaries of our investigations on a quarterly basis. They help to explain more about what we do and share learning with the sector.



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Terms & conditions of registration (for commercial organisations)

Terms & conditions of registration (for commercial organisations)
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Terms & conditions of registration (for charities)

Terms & conditions of registration (for charities)
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Terms & conditions

Terms & conditions of registration (for charities)
Terms & conditions of registration (for commercial organisations)
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Code breach: Fundraising Preference Service

Charities are breaching the Code of Fundraising Practice by failing to access and action requests made by the public to stop communication.
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Our Board

Photos and information for all Fundraising Regulator board members.
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Small charities renewal: thank you

Thank you for renewing your registration with the Fundraising Regulator.
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Small charities registration: thank you

Thank you for applying to register with the Fundraising Regulator.
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Invoice request: thank you

Thank you for requesting an invoice.
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Non charities renewal: thank you

Thank you for renewing your registration with the Fundraising Regulator. 
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Non charities registration: thank you

Thank you for applying to register with the Fundraising Regulator as a non-charity.
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Contact Us thank you

Thank you for getting in touch with us.
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Complaints: thank you

Information about how we'll handle your complaint.
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Complaints form

Use this form if you need to make a complaint about a fundraising organisation.
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Donations

Donations are a key source of income for charities. Annual research by the Charities Aid Foundation suggests nearly £10 billion is voluntarily gifted to charity each year in the UK.
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Fundraising Preference Service

The Fundraising Preference Service allows people to control the nature and frequency of direct marketing communications that they receive from fundraising organisations registered in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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