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COVID-19: Public fundraising guidance

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

Direct mail

Direct mail is any print-based fundraising material delivered to people, including addressed mail, unaddressed (door-drops) and inserts.

Diversity in the Fundraising Profession

The Chartered Institute of Fundraising and Barrow Cadbury Trust published this survey report published in 2013.

Door-to-door fundraising

Door-to-door collections can involve cash, goods and direct debit commitments and may be carried out by volunteers, charity officers, professional fundraisers and commercial participators.

Dos and don'ts during a video interview

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

Economics sound warning over "charity crunch"

75% of charities expect higher demand next year, while 83% forecast income decline

Election 2019

Environmental change

Essential fundraising workshops

This series of Essential Fundraising workshops were produced by the Chartered Institute in collaboration with the Small Charities Coalition.

Event fundraising

Event fundraising offers many opportunities to get a range of people and communities involved in your organisation’s work.

Face-to-face fundraising

Faith and inclusion: Celebrating diversity of faith within fundraising

Elizabeth Balgobin, Interim Head of EDI, explains why Inter Faith Week is relevant to you and your work, and the importance of diversity within fundraising.

FAQs for fundraisers

Five tips to stop your funding proposal from ending up in the bin

When 1 in 7 funding proposals progress to the next round, how do you decide which 6 to bin? In this blog David Burgess offers 5 observations to stop your funding proposal ending up in the ‘no’ pile.

Flexible working and job sharing: ‘The flexibility worked well for both my employer and me’

Helen Reed, Senior Trusts Manager at ActionAid, talks in this blog about her experiences with flexible working and how it has helped her career to progress.

From response to recovery

Fundraising activities requiring closer safeguarding

Fundraising Convention 2019: Chair calls for every fundraiser to ensure everyone is safe and support

"We have to get our house in order. There is no place for sexual harassment in our community, our sector, our profession."

Fundraising for impact

This resource explores fundraising income and costs, how charities are investing in fundraising, key fundraising challenges and their views about fundraising in the future.

Fundraising in the time of COVID-19

This resource aims to offer practical suggestions on how to keep the supporter experience at the forefront of your fundraising in the extraordinary times we all find ourselves in.