Our priorities are guided by committees made up of Individual, Organisational and Corporate Members.
Our Learning and Development Committee is responsible for guiding the development of our professional development programmes. It has taken the lead on developing our qualifications framework and our work on fundraising apprenticeships.
Our Finance and Resources Committee is responsible for overseeing all of our finances, risks and resources to ensure the short and long term viability of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising, and advises our Board of Trustees on those matters.
The Nominations and Elections Committee is responsible for overseeing the application and selection processes for elected and co-opted Trustees and promoting and advising on nominations for our Lifetime Contribution Award and Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising. They are also responsible for recommending suitable recipients to our Board.
Our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee supports us to deliver the our strategic objectives to make the profession, and us as a Chartered Institute, more equal, diverse and inclusive. It advises on the delivery and reviews progress of our Change Collective EDI strategy, and provides challenge and support to the Board and staff team.
The Professional Conduct Committee drives forward the Chartered Institute’s ambition to have the highest possible standards of professional conduct within the fundraising profession across the UK. The Committee will have responsibility for continuing to develop the Chartered Institute’s Member Code of Conduct, the Code of Behaviour for its events, have oversight of all complaints and disciplinary policies and processes relating to professional conduct, and set up disciplinary and appeals panels as needed.
The Fundraising Talent Working Group has been established to look specifically at how we recruit and nurture fundraising talent for the future. This group will be help us identify the challenges facing organisations as they look to recruit new fundraisers, explore and share solutions and make recommendations to the Chartered Institute on the role we can play to support our members and member organisations to nurture fundraising talent.
We have committees to steer our work and support our members in the devolved nations of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Find out more about our work in the nations
Our regional groups support fundraisers across England, with training, networking and mentoring opportunities. As with the nations, our regional committees bring local expertise to our work as a Chartered Institute.
Find out more about our work in the regions
Our special interest groups bring passionate fundraisers together to network, share and learn from each other across a range of specialisms and communities.
Find out more about our special interest groups
Our Fundraising Convention Board has a vital role in curating the programme content for Fundraising Convention.
The board is made up of passionate fundraisers who bring with them a wealth of perspectives, experiences and backgrounds from across our fundraising community.
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