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IoF Board reviews composition of its Standards Committee, bringing public voice to the table

25/06/2015 The Board of the Institute of Fundraising (IoF) has moved to ensure that the voice of the public and donors sit alongside those of fundraisers and the charity sector by revising the membership of its Standards Committee.

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IoF introduces new rule on ‘no cold calling’ stickers for door to door fundraisers

24/06/2015 The Institute of Fundraising has today decided to introduce a new rule into its Code of Fundraising Practice which makes it clear that door to door fundraisers must not knock on doors with a ‘no cold calling’ sticker.

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Peter Lewis' response to Sir Stuart Etherington's speech on self-regulation

16/06/2015 “Whilst the majority of charities are focussed on meeting the needs of their beneficiaries in extraordinarily difficult times; facing more demands on their services; a new, unexpected political environment; and with less public sector funding predicted for years to come, it was a surprise that Sir Stuart chose to focus on the structure of the self-regulation of fundraising for his keynote address last night. It is true that fundraising practice is under the spotlight, but we are already taking quick action to address public concerns. I do not share his belief that the structures are flawed as he seems to suggest, or that changing those structures would in itself address public concerns.”

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IoF Standards Committee takes action to strengthen charity fundraising practices

11/06/2015 The Institute of Fundraising (IoF) Standards Committee has taken action to strengthen charity fundraising practices.

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Events & Training

National Fundraising Convention 2015

06/07/2015 As the biggest and best professional fundraising event in Europe, the National Fundraising Convention is the must-attend event of the year for all fundraisers and suppliers.

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IoF Academy

The IoF Academy runs a series of one- and two-day training courses on a wide range of fundraising topics.

New dates are regularly added; upcoming courses include:

For details on all courses confirmed to date and to book visit the Training and Events Calendar.

Qualifications booking now:

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