Research, reports and guidance

Welcome to our research, including the latest fundraising reports, guidance and trends. Good fundraising inevitably depends upon knowledge of the subject area and existing fundraising research can go at least some way to answering some of these questions.

All of our research, reports and guidance can be found below, along with our most recent pieces:

sublanding All research and reports
Explore all of our research and reports
sublanding All guidance
Explore the Institute's practical fundraising guides
sublanding Connecting people to causes: a practical guide
March 2018 - Guide on prospect research and major donor fundraising
sublanding Understanding GDPR
To help fundraisers understand the key parts of GDPR via webinars, an action plan and seminars
sublanding Compliance Framework
Helping our members ensure they have the necessary structure in place to meet compliance requirements
sublanding BWB - Get Legal
Get Legal is an online tool which allows you to build and customise legal documents through a responsive question-and-answer process
sublanding Ethical issues in fundraising
To help our members recognise tricky areas, take our short online learning module on ethical issues in fundraising
sublanding The Perfect Fundraising Partnership
Showcase of new research on the opinions and experiences of both charities and senior volunteers working to raise major donations
sublanding Trustees and Fundraising
Explore our resources focusing on trustees and fundraising - Oct 2016
sublanding Treating Donors Fairly
Our updated guidance on treating donors fairly - updated Nov 2016