Corporate overview


Charities: working with companies and professional fundraisers – the Charity Commission’s guidance on how charities can work with businesses and professional fundraisers to raise money or public awareness.

Corporate fundraising – NCVO/Knowhow provide free guidance and information on best practice to embark in charity corporate fundraising.

A guide to corporate foundations – this guidance from the Charity Commission is about charities established by commercial companies to engage in or support charitable giving.

How to get support from a corporate company – NCVO/Knowhow public wiki page has some information on how to approach and get support from corporate companies.

Corporate Fundraising. A snapshot of current practice – a piece of research from the Institute of Fundraising and Good Values, looking at providing evidence on what makes a successful corporate fundraising programme and create an understanding of corporate fundraising in the UK.

Useful Organisations/Websites

NCVO know how – NCVO is a NGO based in England, championing the voluntary sector in England by connecting, representing and supporting voluntary organisations. Their ‘Knowhow’ website provides lots of resources and e-learning for charities, social enterprises and community groups. Many of the pages are free to view for non NCVO members too.

Institute of Fundraising – the professional membership body for UK fundraising.

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