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Scotland: what support is available during the coronavirus pandemic

Michelle Cook, Head of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising Scotland, explains what we are doing to support our members during this time of unprecedented change.

Seven steps to qualification success

Experienced IoF tutor Dr Claire Routley shares her advice for completing an IoF qualification. Read on for the advice that will not only prepare you, but help you decide if it's your time to study.

Sir Lenny Henry: 'A big shout out to everybody in the fundraising sector because you rock'

Speaking live from home to 1,500 fundraisers at this year’s Fundraising Convention Online, Sir Lenny Henry provided inspiration, motivation, and laughter in equal measures during his opening plenary.

Six tips for integrating digital into fundraising

Ella Pierce, Head of Digital Fundraising at Sightsavers, gives six tips in this blog that have worked for them in integrating digital into all areas of their fundraising and marketing.

Small charities must harness the support available in the sector

Funding cuts and an uncertain economic landscape are challenges familiar to every small charitable organisation but, similar to those within the wider sector, arts, culture and heritage fundraisers co...

Statement on national restrictions

Joint statement from Chartered Institute of Fundraising and Fundraising Regulator (withdrawn)

Statement on sexual harassment in fundraising

The Board of Trustees of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising met yesterday and discussed sexual harassment in the fundraising sector and the role the Institute can play in tackling it.

Statement on the impact of coronavirus on the Chartered Institute

Statement on the new restrictions

Joint statement from the Chartered Institute of Fundraising and Fundraising Regulator following the governments' lockdown announcement on Monday 4 January 2021.

Strengthening charities’ resilience with legacies

Following their new report looking at the role of legacies in building resilience within charities, Rob Cope from Remember A Charity looks in this blog at why legacies are more needed now than ever.

Strong customer authentication: keeping you up to date

Paul Rodgers gives the latest update in this blog on Strong Customer Authentication and how these changes will impact fundraisers and charities.

Successful partnerships for sustainable fundraising

Tax-effective giving and VAT

This page introduces guidance on the key things fundraisers and charities need to know about tax-effective giving.

Telephone fundraising

Telephone fundraising can be carried out in-house, by charity fundraising staff or volunteers, or a charity can work with a telephone fundraising agency to make calls on its behalf.

Telephone interviews

Part of our range of guidance and support for fundraisers who are currently unemployed or in need of redundancy support.

Telling your fundraising story through your annual report

The Fundraising Regulator’s Philip Satherley looks at how charities should report fundraising in their annual report, following recent analysis showing many charities aren’t meeting requirements.

Thank you to all of our volunteers for making the Chartered Institute what we are

To mark Volunteers Week, our CEO gives a huge thank you from the staff at the Chartered Institute of Fundraising to each and every one of our volunteers!

'The Certificate in Fundraising has made me a much more confident fundraiser'

Ray Southam MInstF(Cert) graduated with the Certificate in Fundraising. He explains how one of the most valuable parts was being in an environment with other fundraisers with a range of different expe...

'The Certificate in Fundraising helped me get my dream job'

Hayley Kenward MInstF(Cert), who graduated from the Certificate in Fundraising last month, answers questions on why she decided to undertake the qualification, the skills and knowledge that she learne...