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Below you can find a list of our upcoming training courses, qualifications and events. You can also view any resources (including blogs, guidance and articles). You can use the filter on the left to search for a specific type or interest for example. 

Fundraising Essentials

We are pleased to present a new written guide and video series to help fundraisers and organisations get to grips with the essential elements of fundraising. Supported by the National Lottery Communit...

Dealing with the crisis

GDPR and prospect research: Our top ten tips for compliant fundraising research

Three years since GDPR took effect in law, the Researchers in Fundraising Group look at what the impact has been on prospect research and development, and share their top ten tips for compliant fundra...

Are we ready to really embrace supporter-centricity?

Allan Freeman, Chair of Remember A Charity, says that the pandemic has given us an opportunity to really embrace supporter-centricity, but are we brave enough to take the next step? He looks at what t...

Chartered Institute of Fundraising appoints interim Chief Executive

The Chartered Institute of Fundraising is pleased to announce that Dhivya O’Connor has been appointed interim Chief Executive.

Ensuring the success of charity lotteries for the future

Charlotte Sherman, Policy and Information Officer at the Chartered Institute, talks through our response to the Gambling Act Call For Evidence and looks at how lotteries are a growing source of income...

Our response to Gambling Act Call For Evidence

In March 2021, we responded to the Government's Review of the Gambling Act 2005.

Returning to public fundraising: Key legal issues

As the restrictions impacting fundraising continue to ease, Hannah Lyons from Bates Wells looks at top tips for charities and fundraisers to think about, as well as the key legal issues in England.

Creating an account and registering for group emails

Digital transformation in the age of disruption

As fundraisers draft and redraft fundraising plans and strategies to see us out of the pandemic, one of the golden questions being asked by teams across the land is, ‘how critical is the need to embed...

Lifting lockdown: What you need to be thinking about

The Chartered Institute’s Head of Policy and External Affairs Daniel Fluskey looks at where we are as many fundraising activities make a welcome return, following the government’s most recent announce...

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Cash collections guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Events and community fundraising guidance

Statement from Chairs of the Chartered Institute Groups

Lockdown Legends - three case studies from the Supporter Experience Special Interest Group

Over the past year in lockdown, we’ve seen some great appeals – but what has stood out? We asked three people to pick their legends and share why.

Chartered Institute of Fundraising Chief Executive to leave organisation ahead of new strategy

How we are dealing, and have dealt with, complaints about sexual harassment in fundraising

Message from our Chief Executive

Responding to complaints about sexual harassment

Fundraising wellbeing: Poor wellbeing can stifle development and innovation

Matt Radford, Donor Experience Manager at Mind, looks in this blog at the importance and role of leaders for staff wellbeing, and says that when people’s wellbeing isn’t great, they can be less recept...