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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...

Four take-aways from today’s face-to-face fundraising market

A few weeks into the re-launch of face-to-face fundraising, Dominic Will, Managing Director of PFS (Personal Fundraising Services) summarises how the public are responding with four take-aways from to...

The rise of the remote fundraiser

As more and more roles are being advertised as fully home-based, Ewa Jozefkowicz from Charity Job looks at what means for fundraising jobs, as well as what charities and fundraisers need to be thinkin...

Vaccinations and testing for fundraisers: What we know so far

As your supporters and fundraisers continue to receive their coronavirus vaccinations, Policy and Information Officer Charlotte Sherman looks at what we know about the legal requirements around vaccin...

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...

Returning to events fundraising within the health sector

Ali Terrington from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals and Evelina London Children’s Hospital discusses the plans she is making at her charity around returning to event fundraising, and the conversations ...

Mental Health Awareness Week: ‘Be as kind to yourself as you are to others’

Elizabeth Balgobin, Interim Head of EDI at the Chartered Institute, says that Mental Health Awareness Week is as much about raising your own awareness of your mental health as it is about learning abo...

‘Muslim charitable giving in the COVID-19 era must mean giving smartly’

Fadi Itani, Chief Executive Officer of the Muslim Charities Forum, reflects on another quite different Ramadan, how Muslim-led charities have fared over the COVID-19 era and why a safer giving campaig...

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.