Sam is Policy Officer at the Institute of Fundraising having joined in July 2018
Our research into public fundraising shows that the hard work of our members - both charities and agencies - is paying off. Sam Boyle, IoF's Policy and Information Officer, explains the success of the compliance framework in driving standards and inspiring charitable donations.
This week’s Budget was generally underwhelming for the fundraising and civil society sector more widely, but among these disappointments were some good policies for charities and their beneficiaries, says IoF’s policy officer Sam Boyle.
Last week, the Fundraising Regulator announced a 10-week consultation on a new draft of the Code of Fundraising Practice. It’s been referred to as ‘an overhaul of the code’ by some, but fret not – you aren’t about to be asked to conform to a dramatic new set of fundraising standards. Instead, the consultation focuses on the style, presentation, clarity and accessibility of the code.