Scope responds to review of fundraising self-regulation

Scope comments on a new Government-commissioned review into fundraising self-regulation by the NCVO's Sir Stuart Etherington.

Director of Fundraising for disability charity Scope, Alan Gosschalk, commented on the new report:

"We welcome this report and its focus on strengthening regulation and treating donors in a more personalised way.

UK-based fundraising organisations, of all sizes, need a coordinated, accountable approach to fundraising. We agree that a new regulator that’s properly designed, implemented and funded is a positive step forward for the sector.

Charities need to better understand their supporters and make it easy for people to clearly set out how much contact they want, and in what form.

The new ‘Fundraising Preference Service’, and a clearer opt-out mechanism, will empower donors to better control the fundraising communications they receive. We look forward to contributing to how this new service will work.

Creating one body responsible for fundraising standards and training, by merging the Institute of Fundraising and Public Fundraising Association, will give charities clearer direction and support.

Trustees and senior staff have a vital role in driving the strategic direction of charities and really understanding, and being responsible for, how their organisations fundraise.

At Scope we want all our supporters to feel inspired, satisfied and engaged in our work to create an equal society for disabled people."

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