OPINION: What price fundraising regulation?

Adrian Sargeant

As it emerges that some charities have not paid the levy to the Fundraising Regulator, Adrian Sargeant asks if fundraising’s new regulatory regime represents value for money.

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KNOWLEDGE: Fundraising ethics blogs – regulation

This is a collection of blogs looking at the the ethics of fundraising regulation.

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KNOWLEDGE: Blog digest March 2017

Each month, the Critical Fundraising blog presents a digest of the best fundraising-related blogs and articles that have adopted a critical fundraising mode of thought. Inclusion in this digest does not indicate that Rogare agrees with any arguments presented, only that we thought they made a good argument.

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KNOWLEDGE: Blog digest January 2017

Each month, the Critical Fundraising blog presents a digest of the best fundraising-related blogs and articles that have adopted a critical fundraising mode of thought.

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KNOWLEDGE: Current threats and opportunities in global philanthropy and fundraising

The Critical Fundraising blog is rounding up blogs and news items detailing the threats and opportunities facing fundraising and philanthropy around the world. We will keep this blog refreshed, so please let us know in the comments section any blogs that should be included.

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KNOWLEDGE: Blog digest December 2016

Each month, the Critical Fundraising blog presents a digest of the best fundraising-related blogs and articles that have adopted a critical fundraising mode of thought.

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NEW IDEAS: The philosophical dispute between fundraising and data protection

Ian copy

Fundraisers and data protection experts appear to have very little common ground on which to talk about ICO’s recent enforcement action. Ian MacQuillin suggests the gulf between the two could be down to different philosophical approaches.

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KNOWLEDGE/OPINION: ICO and enforcement action against charities

In December 2016, the Information Commissioner’s Office took enforcement action against the British Heart Foundation and RSPCA for breaching data protection legislation. This page collects the ICO statements and blogs responding to ICO’s action, both critical and in support of ICO, as well as any best practice advice. We’ll add to this as and when blogs are published.

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OPINION: Does the ICO have ‘unreasonable’ expectations about wealth screening?

Ian copy

The UK’s data protection regulator has fined two charities over how they have ‘wealth screened’ current and future donors. Ian MacQuillin ask whether the Information Commissioner’s Office is treating charities differently to companies.

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