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New fundraising code published

The new code is easier to use and navigate, with plain English, a new structure and a glossary.
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Publication

Code of Fundraising Practice: October 2019

Fundraising Regulator has launched a newly improved Code of Fundraising Practice which will come into effect in October 2019.
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Opinion

Safer giving of Zakat during Ramadan

Ebadur Rahman, Co-Founder of MuslimGiving explains why Ramadan is an important time for fundraising, and how to make sure you donations go to the right place.
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Investigation report

Decision on International Liberty Association

The Fundraising Regulator's decision following an investigation into the fundraising methods of International Liberty Association (ILA).
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FPS in numbers 2017-18

Results from data on the Fundraising Preference Service from November 2017 - October 2018.
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News

Annual reports and financial accounts for 2017-18 published

A 12 month report and a 5 month report to bring our financial year in line with collection of the Fundraising Levy.
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Publication

Annual reports and financial accounts 2017-18

Two annual reports and two sets of financial accounts covering 17 months of business for the Fundraising Regulator.
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News

New external member to join Standards Committee

Lori Houlihan will join the Fundraising Regulator Standards Committee as an external member from 1 January 2019.
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Opinion

Tell your story to encourage support on Giving Tuesday

On Giving Tuesday, Suzanne McCarthy explains why going back to basics and telling a story can help charities fundraise.
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News

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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News

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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News

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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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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News

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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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 budget, mission and values.
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Publication

Business plan 2018-19

The business plan sets out the shorter term objectives that will allow the Fundraising Regulator to achieve the outcomes in the strategic plan. It includes information on budget, governance and staff structure.
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News

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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