Fundraise for us

Image of Fund staff raising money through a cake sale.

Just about anything can become a fundraising event with a little imagination, whether you have a little time or a lot of time, there is always something you can do to make a difference.

Fundraising A-Z

Our A – Z of ideas helps get you started, our top tips:

  • Always ensure you consider the health, safety and legal requirements.
  • Always follow the professional advice of equipment manufacturers and staff supervising the fundraising.
  • Family Fund cannot accept any loss, damage or injury suffered by you or anyone else as a result of being part of a fundraising event.
  • Please take care when handling food and work to basic rules of safe preparation, storage and display.
  • Make sure any electronic or paper records you keep about people comply with the Data Protection Act.
  • There are rules relating to raffles and lotteries and also legal requirements regarding prizes, take a look at the Gov.uk guidance.

 

Image of a marathon runner raising money for the Fund.

You and your supporters can make a kind donation online or by postTo donate online through paypal, click on this button

Don’t forget to tell us about your fundraising events and we will share your stories on our website! Read more >>

If you have any questions, would like some fundraising resources (collecting tins, balloons, posters etc) or just need some extra help, you contact us and tell us what you’re doing. We can’t wait to support you with your fundraising.

Good luck and remember together we can do more!

Fundraising Standards Board (FRSB)

We are a member of the Fundraising Standards Board (FRSB).

The FRSB is the body for self-regulation of fundraising in the UK. The FRSB scheme is open to all fundraising organisations. As a member of the FRSB, Family Fund extra agrees to adhere to the highest standards of good practice with our fundraising and the Fundraising Promise. You can read more about the Fundraising Standards Board on the FRSB Website.

The Fundraising Promise

The Fundraising Standards Board's Fundraising Promise is a commitment made to the public by members of the Fundraising Standards Board scheme. It has been compiled in consultation with fundraisers and the public and is based on six key pledges that centre on honesty, accountability and transparency. The Fundraising Promise represents a commitment to the highest standards of good practice, and to ensuring that all fundraising activities are open, legal and fair.

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Our Fundraising Promise

We are members of the Fundraising Standards Board self-regulatory scheme. The Fundraising Standards Board works to ensure that organisations raising money from the public do so honestly and properly. As members of the scheme, we follow the Institute of Fundraisings Codes of Fundraising Practice and comply with the key principles embodied in the Codes and in this Promise.

We have a complaint procedure, a copy of which is available on request. If we cannot resolve your complaint, we accept the authority of the Fundraising Standards Board to make a final adjudication.

You may contact the Fundraising Standards Board via their website or at the following address: Fundraising Standards Board Hampton House 20 Albert Embankment London SE1 7JT Telephone: 0845 402 5442 Email: complaint@frsb.org.uk 

Fundraising guidance

Gov.uk have published The "Can Do" guide to organising and running voluntary and community events.  This gives you a step by step guide to what you may need to consider and clear up any confusion over issues such as health and safety and food hygiene.  So nothing will stand in your way!