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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

Supporting a safe return to fundraising in Scotland

This page provides information on social distancing guidelines and rules in Scotland.

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 bursary made me feel as if Fundraising Convention was dedicated to creating equity’

Last year Manpreet Dhadda attended Fundraising Convention Online with a RAISE bursary. In this Q&A she explains what she got out of Fundraising Convention and why she’d recommend others working at art...

'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...

The charity sector through Covid

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'The climate and nature emergency is something of direct relevance to every charity'

Greenpeace's Director of Fundraising, Karen Rothwell, explains how this decade is our last chance to make the changes needed to avert a climate catastrophe.

The climate crisis: five shifts the sector needs to make in response

The climate emergency is already upon us. Save the Children’s Kirsty McNeill discusses five shifts the sector needs to make in response.

The curious relationship between TV adverts and leadership teams

Jaz Nannar talks about the increasing contrast between the diversity of charity campaigns and the same organisation’s senior leadership team, and says that we need to have a leadership focus on divers...

'The Diploma in Fundraising gave me the confidence that I was going about my work in the right way'

Mark Clements MInstF(Dip) graduated with the Diploma in Fundraising back in November. He explains how the qualification gave him the confidence to speak with authority both when raising money and when...

The Diploma in Fundraising means I can access a network of like-minded individuals

Ronnie Whiteside MInstF(Dip) graduated with the Diploma in Fundraising at the ceremony last month. In this Q&A he explains how he got into fundraising and what he got out of taking part in the qualifi...

The direct marketing code of practice: five things fundraisers need to know

The Information Commissioner’s Office announced this week a consultation on an updated Direct Marketing Code of Conduct. Daniel Fluskey, Head of Policy and External Affairs at the Chartered Institute,...