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Naming charities we investigate

Fundraising organisations investigated by the Fundraising Regulator after 1 March 2019 will be named in case summaries.
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New Chair for the Fundraising Regulator

Lord Harris will become Chair of the Fundraising Regulator on 1 January 2019.
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Opinion

Good fundraising relies on the innovation and diversity of trustees

Sacha Deshmukh talks about what he's learned from his time on charity trustee boards, and why diversity and innovation are vital for ethical, sustainable fundraising.
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Opinion

People, process and technology: how GoFundMe keeps users safe

A blog by Meghan Luther at GoFundMe for Charity Fraud Awareness week 2018, explaining how the fundraising platform protects donors and beneficiaries against the risk of fraud.
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Opinion

Commercial participators: how to find the right one for you

What is a commercial participator and how can your charity choose the right one? Jane Montague explains the value commercial participators offer and how to avoid the sharks.
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Guidance

Charity clothing collections

Advice for the public from Fundraising Regulator and Local Government Association on charity clothing collection bags.
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Consultation response

Consultation on the charity digital code – response from the Fundraising Regulator

A response from the Fundraising Regulator to the consultation on the charity digital code.
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Events and webinars for the Code consultation

We are attending events and webinars to encourage response to the latest Code consultation. Respond by Friday 16 November.
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Consultation response

NCVO consultation on a charity code of ethics – response from the Fundraising Regulator

A response from the Fundraising Regulator to the NCVO (The National Council for Voluntary Organisations) consultation on a charity code of ethics.
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Opinion

Back to basics on fundraising standards

The latest consultation aims to make the Code of Fundraising Practice accessible to everyone. Stephen Service explains why we need your feedback.
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News

Important alert: FPS spoof email

We do not ask for money for the Fundraising Preference Service. If you receive an email to say an invoice for the service is due, please contact us.
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Code of fundraising practice: consultation opens

A consultation on the accessibility of the Code of Fundraising Practice. It aims ensure the Code is a straightforward and practical tool for fundraisers and the public. Respond by Friday 16 November.
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Publication

Code of Fundraising Practice consultation paper: closed November 2018

In the spring of 2018 we consulted on changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice, with a specific focus on the style, presentation, clarity and accessibility of the code. This discussion paper was released in September 2018 setting out proposals for the changes. Comments were invited until Friday 16 November 2018.
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Opinion

Effective regulation, effective fundraising, effective charities

A response from Chief Executive Gerald Oppenheim to David Ainsworth of Civil Society.
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Publication

Strategic plan 2018-21

The strategic plan sets out the longer term outcomes of the Fundraising Regulator to be reached over the next three years. It includes information on our budget, mission and values.
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Publication

Business Plan 2018/19

Our Business Plan sets out the annual objectives that will allow the Fundraising Regulator to achieve the outcomes in its three-year Strategic Plan.
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Business and strategic plans published

The 2018-19 business plan and three year strategic plan for 2018-2021 have been published today. They set out the long term outcomes and shorter term objectives of the Fundraising Regulator.
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Guidance

Charity challenge events

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

Annual review event marks second birthday and a successful year

The success of the past year is reflected on at the annual review event for the Fundraising Regulator.
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Opinion

From The Blob to Lex Luther

From B movies to superheros, the launch of our new website!
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Publication

Annual Review 2017/18

Our annual review provides a snapshot of the progress that the Fundraising Regulator has made in our second year of operation.
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Investigation into The President’s Club

An investigation into the President’s Club Charitable Trust follows reports of the behaviour alleged to have taken place in January of this year. Our investigation sought to establish whether the President’s Club had appropriate systems in place to commission and monitor fundraising undertaken on its behalf.
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Investigation report

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 report

Decision: Brain Tumour Research

The final decision following an investigation by the Fundraising Regulator into the fundraising practices of Brain Tumour Research.
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