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If you work for a charity you are a fundraiser - and that includes the CEO

Polly Neate, Chief Executive of Shelter, explains why Shelter’s Executive Leadership Team and Trustees have been out fundraising, and why that doesn’t just mean meeting major donors and senior corpora...

Improving supporter experience

In search of the supporter experience - the Holy Grail of fundraising

Mark Dibden from Signal says that charities need to ask more of their data to turn it into genuine, actionable insight that fundraising teams and agencies can mobilise behind to grow long-term value.

In support of fundraisers: The best learning comes when we are out of our comfort zones

Caryn Skinner, a member of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising’s Learning and Development Committee, tells fundraisers made redundant or who are facing the prospect – you will pull through.

Innovation: how to build a workplace culture

Henry Rowling, co-founder of Flying Cars, looks at what makes a workplace culture and says that innovation starts with your people.

Innovation: is it growth or value led?

What does ‘innovation’ really mean and what can the fundraising sector learn from inspiring innovators elsewhere? Adam Bryan, Director of Partnerships & Innovation at the Chartered Institute of Fundra...

Insight in Fundraising Awards 2019: Winners announced

Insights into Charity Fundraising 2017

Inspiring a positive and open working culture

This page covers guidance on how to inspire a positive and open working culture.

Interviews: the importance of your personality

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

Is the fundraising statement in your annual report compliant with the law?

Lord Toby Harris, Chair of the Fundraising Regulator, outlines some key areas that charities should ensure are included in their annual reports' fundraising statements.

'It has helped me secure both short-term wins and long-term sustainable strategy'

IoF Trustee and soon-to-be International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising graduate Emma-Louise Singh MInstF(AdvDip) explains how, as well as the qualification taking her own fundraising to a whole new ...

'It helped me deliver more effective campaigns'

Andy Heald found the online Certificate in Fundraising so valuable that he later took on the online Diploma in Fundraising. In this blog, he shares what the experience was like and importantly, how hi...

'It's having that professional qualifcation that shows I am really committed to the sector'

Vajiha Hameed MInstF(Dip) graduated with the Diploma in Fundraising back in November. She explains how she found the qualification and why she would recommend it to anyone committed to learning.

Keeping Employees and Volunteers Safe

Keeping fundraising safe

This page provides an introduction to safeguarding and provides key questions every charity should consider. It also links to further guidance.

Key principles of fundraising during COVID-19

This guidance has been prepared in consultation with Public Health England and the Health and Safety Executive.

Knowing the rules

Some areas of fundraising are also subject to broader non-charity specific legislation, which is enforced by these regulators:

Latest updates on lottery advertising

In this blog, Sam Boyle looks at what the changes to the guidance on lottery advertising involving young people and children mean for charities and fundraisers.

Launch of the FPS: are you receiving me?

The launch of the Fundraising Preference Service next Thursday 6th July will cap a year of shifting public expectations for the fundraising sector. Stephen Service, Policy Manager at the Fundraising R...