Updates on safeguarding, professional conduct, and Independent Review

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This webpage provides information and updates about our work on safeguarding, professional conduct and the Independent Review.

Independent Review

This webpage shares the latest progress and updates about this review.

Action plan to tackle harassment, discrimination and abuse in the fundraising community

This Chartered Institute's Action Plan sets out our commitment to safeguarding in fundraising, summarising our progress against a series of prevention and reporting strategies.

January 2024 – Introducing the Professional Conduct Committee

In this blog Michele Welch, Head of Professional Conduct, explains the updates the Chartered Institute of Fundraising has been making to safeguarding and the introduction of the Professional Conduct Committee.

June 2023 updates on safeguarding, professional conduct, and independent review

In this blog, Michele Welch, Head of Professional Conduct, discusses the formation of our Professional Conduct Committee, the new Safeguarding & Whistleblowing trustee, and provides an update on Independent Review.

2022 updates on changes including joining the Misconduct Disclosure Scheme

Following a member webinar on safeguarding in 2022, our Head of Professional Conduct Michele Welch shared the changes we had made so far and further plans to create safe spaces in fundraising.


Talk to Spot

You can submit an anonymous complaint using our reporting tool Talk to Spot.

If you would like to speak to someone directly, then you can contact Michele Welch, Head of Professional Conduct at complaints@ciof.org.uk.

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