Stephanie develops policy and influences campaigns at the IoF, working closely with the Institute's Standards Committee as well as key stakeholders.
The Institute of Fundraising welcomed the opportunity to contribute to the Fundraising Regulator’s consultation on the Code of Fundraising Practice (the Code) reviewing data protection. With GDPR coming it is of course a hugely important area, and one where there has been a lot of debate and discussion.
The Queen’s 64th speech at a State Opening of Parliament felt a little more sparse than usual, with the government’s approach to leaving the European Union taking centre place – eight of the 27 bills proposed relate to Brexit and its implications for key industries.
The Code of Fundraising Practice is, and has always been, an evolving set of standards that should be regularly reviewed and revised where needed to adapt to the changing environment. It’s an essential part of ensuring excellent fundraising practice which builds public trust and confidence from donors and enables charities to raise the income that is vital to deliver their objectives.
Today, a new £1 coin has come into circulation - but what's the opportunity for fundraising?
Stephanie Siddall, IoF's Policy Manager, provides a round up of some recent news and developments and what we’ve been working on; from incoming changes to the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme to the Fundraising Regulator's consultation on the Code of Fundraising Practice.
IoF Policy Officer, Stephanie Siddall, looks ahead to next year, and how trustee boards are already getting behind their charity's fundraising efforts.
It's been a busy couple of weeks so we've put together a quick round up of what's been happening in case you missed it.
IoF Policy officer, Stephanie Siddall, explores how fundraising experience is underrepresented on boards, and why fundraisers should play a bigger role
Encouraging and enabling organisations – particularly smaller ones - to diversify their income is more important than ever.
On 6th April a number of changes were made to the Gambling Act which relax some of the requirements for running certain exempt and private lotteries, while still ensuring that they are run fairly to support good causes. These changes come following a Department for Culture, Media and Sport consultation on proposed changes to some of the existing rules governing incidental non-commercial, private society, work and residents’ lotteries.