Our Fundraising Promise

The Fundraising Standards Board (FRSB), which regulated charity fundraising from 2006 to 2016 has closed. We intend to register with its replacement, The Fundraising Regulator, at the earliest opportunity.

The FRSB worked to ensure that organisations raising money for charity from the public do so honestly and properly. Until we have signed up to the new scheme, you can be assured that we will continue follow the Institute of Fundraising’s Code of Fundraising Practice and comply with key principles embodied in the Code and in this Promise.

We are committed to high standards

We do all we can to ensure that fundraisers, volunteers and fundraising contractors working with us to raise funds comply with the Code and with this Promise.
We comply with the law including those that apply to data protection, health and safety and the environment.

We are honest and open

We tell the truth and do not exaggerate.
We do what we say we are going to do.
We answer all reasonable questions about our fundraising activities and costs. Please contact us, visit our website or see our Annual Report if you require further details.

We are clear

We are clear about who we are, what we do and how your gift is used.
Where we have a promotional agreement with a commercial company, we make clear how much of the purchase price we receive.
We give a clear explanation of how you can make a gift and amend a regular commitment.

We are respectful

We respect the rights, dignities and privacy of our supporters and beneficiaries.
We will not put undue pressure on you to make a gift and if you do not want to give or cease giving, we will respect your decision.
If you tell us that you don’t want us to contact you in a particular way we will not do so.

We are fair and reasonable

We take care not to use any images or words that cause unjustifiable distress or offence.
We take care not to cause unreasonable nuisance or disruption.

We are accountable

If you are unhappy with anything we’ve done whilst fundraising, you can contact us to make a complaint.
We have a complaints procedure, a copy of which is also available on request.

Contact us: [email protected] 

© 2015 Women's Aid Federation of England – Women’s Aid is a company limited by guarantee registered in England No: 3171880.

Women’s Aid is a registered charity in England No. 1054154

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