Key facts about fundraising
Fundraising has many benefits:
- It is unrestricted income (in most cases)
- It can be used to support core costs
- It is sustainable
- For every cause there are potential donors
- Many forms of fundraising have excellent ROI (Return On
For those new to fundraising it can be difficult to know where
to start. It can also be hard to persuade everyone in
your organisation, including the board, staff and volunteers, of
the value of fundraising and the need to invest staff, time and
money in order to reap long term benefits.
We can provide you with the training, advice and support to get
everyone in your organisation - trustees, staff and volunteers - on
board with fundraising and to maximise its potential.
However you decide to raise funds you should ensure that you
comply with the Fundraising
Regulator's Code of Fundraising Practice which provides a guide
to the law and best practice for fundraising activity.
Fundraising organisations have a duty of care to ensure that the
trust invested in them by the public is maintained and you can show
your commitment to this by registering with
the Fundraising Regulator. The Fundraising
Regulator is the independent self-regulatory body for UK
fundraising. By becoming a member of the Fundraising
Regulator you can demonstrate adherence to the Code of Fundraising
Practice, providing trust and credibility to your supporters.