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Charity Commission publishes updated fundraising guidance for trustees

8th June 2016

This guidance explains what trustees need to do to comply with the law relating to the management and control of their fundraising.

The guide sets out 6 principles the trustees should follow to achieve this. The 6 principles are:

– plan effectively
– supervise your fundraisers
– protect your charity’s reputation, money and other assets
– follow fundraising laws and regulation
– follow recognised standards for fundraising
– be open and accountable

Charity Fundraising: A Guide to Trustee Duties (CC20 – June 2016)

  • Charity registration
  • Restructuring
  • Governance and constitutional issues
  • Trustees' duties and responsibilities
  • Mergers and joint working
  • Commercial contracts
  • Company law and company secretarial
  • Regulations and compliance
  • Strategy and sustainability
  • Funding