Fundraising update

A joint alert has been published by the Fundraising Regulator and the Charity Commission which warns charities to 'immediately cease' all fundraising activities that breach the Data Protection Act.

To view the key steps that regulators expect charities and their trustees to immediately take, please click here.

The Fundraising Regulator has issued clarification on the Fundraising Preference Service (FPS) following a statement made last year that the FPS would apply to 'all communications'. For more information, please click here.

The Regulator has also recently published a six question guide to assist both existing and prospective donors to avoid fraud. To view this guidance, please click here.

New guidance has been issued by the Institute of Fundraising (IoF) relating to how fundraisers should communicate when dealing with vulnerable people. To view the guidance in full, please click here.

The IoF has also published a guide to help trustees understand fundraising that complements the Charity Commission's CC20 guidance. To view this guidance, please click here.

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