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Guidance

GDPR briefing: introduction

The Fundraising Regulator has worked with the Institute of Fundraising to produce 6 briefings on GDPR. These “bitesize” guides are designed to be as accessible and as relevant as possible for fundraisers. This briefing paper focuses on a general introduction to GDPR.
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Guidance

GDPR briefing: community fundraising

The Fundraising Regulator has worked with the Institute of Fundraising to produce 6 briefings on GDPR. These “bitesize” guides are designed to be as accessible and as relevant as possible for fundraisers. This briefing focuses on community fundraising, and what GDPR means for practice in this area.
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News

'Bite-size' GDPR guidance released

The Institute of Fundraising (IoF) and the Fundraising Regulator are today releasing joint guidance on GDPR which has been reviewed and co-badged by the Information Commissioner’s Office.
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Publication

Code of Fundraising Practice consultation paper: closed February and March 2018

In the spring of 2018 we consulted on changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice, with a specific focus on complaints handing, TPS compliance and online fundraising platforms. This discussion paper was released in February 2018 setting out proposals for the changes. Comments were invited until 28 February 2018 for parts A and B and 14 March 2018 for part C.
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Publication

Code of Fundraising Practice response paper: closed December 2017

In the winter of 2017 we consulted on changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice. This response paper was released in February 2018.
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News

Young people are savvier and more generous when giving to charity at Christmas

Research from the Fundraising Regulator and Charity Commission reveals 18-24 year olds are more generous and more likely to check before donating at Christmas time.
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News

Being a trustee has never been so challenging or rewarding

Lord Michael Grade, chair of the Fundraising Regulator talks about his time as a trustee and why trusteeship has never been so important.
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News

1000th charity signs up to registration

The Fundraising Regulator has welcomed its 1000th sign up to the registration scheme launched in March 2017 to charities not within the scope of the fundraising levy.
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Publication

Code of Fundraising Practice consultation paper: closed December 2017

In the winter of 2017 we consulted on changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice. This discussion paper was released in October 2017. Comments were invited until Friday 8 December 2017.
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Closed consultation

Consultation on the Code of Fundraising Practice: closed December 2017

In the winter of 2017 we consulted on changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice, with a specific focus on encompassing developments in the law and guidance on data protection.
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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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Guidance

Safer giving advice

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

Five ways to check if an email from us is genuine

Following a series of scam emails targeting charities, the Fundraising Regulator highlights five ways to check if an email from them is genuine.
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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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Rulebook

Private site fundraising rulebook

Site-specific standards which apply to fundraisers working in local areas.
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Rulebook

Door-to-door fundraising rulebook

How fundraisers approaching households are expected to behave. It includes:
1. approaching households respectfully;
2. the time of day that fundraisers may knock; and
3. fundraisers' responsibilities regarding no-cold-calling zones and door stickers.
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