Fundraising advice and resources COVID-19

27 Mar 2020 Sandra Bailie    Last updated: 27 Mar 2020

A list of useful guidance, resources and links to websites to help you during this difficult time

For advice on what to do regarding cancelling fundraising events and/or returning donations, see the article here 

Fundraising Regulator's Advice Note for charities on fundraising events in light of covid-19 - see NICVA's summary and advice note here 

PSNI suspends permits for street collections - In light of COVID-19, the PSNI has made the decision to temporarily suspend issuing any permits or licences for street and house-to-house charity collections in line with the Government’s guidance on social distancing.

IOF and FR advise charities to reflect seriously on public fundraising operations. The IoF estimates this will have a significant financial impact on the sector, with charities standing to lose hundreds of millions of pounds. You can read their joint statement here

For an article on the likely consequences of Covid-19 on legacy fundraising by Chris Farmelo, Technical Director, Legacy Foresight, see here's picture
by Sandra Bailie

Head of Organisational Development

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