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Fundraising in a public place

This guidance provides an introduction to public fundraising. It looks at how individuals can carry out different forms of fundraising, with links provided to standards and helpful resources.

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.

Fundraising mustn’t fade away in the face of COVID-19

In this blog, Dominic Will, Managing Director of PFS, looks at what the coronavirus pandemic means for fundraising agencies and where they should turn for help during this time of uncertainty.

'Fundraising would be more authentic if there was a diverse range of people sitting at tables'

In this blog Martha Awojobi, Organiser at #CharitySoWhite, writes about her entry to and progression in fundraising as black and queer.

Furloughing – making the most of the scheme while we can

Right now the biggest decision for any charity leader has to be how can we get the greatest benefit from the furloughing scheme before it closes, says Peter Reeve, Chair of the Charity HR Network.

Future Leaders Programme: 'It gave me a toolbox of skills and responses I can draw on'

Rosie Spiegelhalter is Head of Philanthropy for St Mungo's and in 2017 took part in the Future Leaders Programme. In this Q&A she explains how she found the programme and what she thinks others should...

GDPR and legacies: data retention

GDPR: The essentials

Gift Aid

You can claim back 25p every time an individual donates £1 to your charity or community amateur sports club (CASC). This is called Gift Aid.

Give me an E, give me a D, give me an I

Lizzie Ellis, our Policy and Information Officer looks at the proposed Charity Governance Code refresh, that would help charities have the right conversations about equality, diversity and inclusion.

Giving by business

There are a number of ways that businesses can support charities, and tax reliefs that can maximise the value of those gifts and act as an incentive for giving. 

Giving to charity

This guidance page covers the ways you can give to charity- whether this is money , time or through donating goods.

Giving Tuesday: How to GiveBack2020

With Giving Tuesday taking place on Tuesday 1 December, CAF’s Gráinne Mathews explains in this blog what this year’s day of giving will entail and what your charity can do to get involved.

Gloomy winter ahead for charity sector

Lockdown worries for 55% of charities as 2020 takes its toll.

Good asking

Good Asking – a report on why charities research and process supporter information.

Grants and trusts

Guide on effective use of telephone fundraising

On 13 February 2019, a new guide ‘A Good Call: Using the Telephone for Successful Fundraising’ was published to help fundraisers and charities develop stronger relationships with supporters.

Handling of cash and other donations

Handling and processing donations properly is crucial. This guidance page provides advice on how to do this effectively and covers five different types of payments.

Helping you develop professionally and stay connected with your peers

Alex Xavier explains the role the Chartered Institute of Fundraising is playing in the professional development of fundraisers, and in keeping them connected during the coronavirus pandemic.

How a simple digital fundraising idea had huge returns for St Basils

Barrie Hodge, Head of Fundraising and Communications at St Basils, writes in this blog about his Donate Your Homepage campaign, and how it is the simple ideas that are the most effective.