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  • Fundraising Guidance for Charity Trustees

    Created: 24/02/2018

    OSCR (Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator) has just published new Fundraising Guidance for Charity Trustees.

    This is a relatively brief PDF file with links to further reading and additional support throughout.

    It includes:

    1. Introduction
    What this guidance covers
    What this guidance doesn’t cover
    Who this guidance is for?
    How to use the guidance
    Sources of help and advice
    2. Self-regulation and OSCR’s role
    Self-regulation – legal responsibilities and best practice
    OSCR’s role – statutory regulation
    Other laws
    Sources of help and advice
    3. Charity Trustee duties and fundraising
    Acting in the interests of the charity
    Acting with care and diligence
    Complying with the 2005 Act
    Breach of charity trustee duties and misconduct
    Sources of help and advice
    4. Fundraising with third party organisations
    Fundraising agreements
    Information given to donors
    Sources of help and advice
    5. Public collections and exempt promoters
    Public charitable collections
    The Exempt Promoter Scheme
    Sources of help and advice


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