August 10, 2022

New guidance published on ethical portrayal of children in fundraising

Swedish fundraising association Giva Sverige has published new guidance for civil society organisations on the ethical use of images of children for fundraising purposes. Developed with […]
April 22, 2022

Ethical policies are needed for charity case studies and images, says Rogare

Charities should routinely have ethical policies in place for how they collect and tell stories of their services users in fundraising and marketing materials, just as […]
October 13, 2021

Challenges of decolonising charity communications highlighted in study

While pictures of children and families in poverty and ‘white saviour’ images are recognised as undignified and stereotypical by the public, these images still drive them […]
September 9, 2020

Fundraising ribbon embeds ethics at the heart of Italian fundraising profession

A certification mark – the fundraising ribbon – has been launched for nonprofits in Italy, awarded to those that commit to meet new professional fundraising criteria. […]
July 18, 2018

Expert View: Are we looking at accepting or refusing donations all wrong?

The dilemma of whether or not to accept a donation is one many charities face, with the processes and thinking fundraisers use often skewed towards refusal. […]
July 18, 2018

Your Voice: Growing a global profession of ethical fundraisers

Good professional fundraising undoubtedly requires an ethical approach. Fundraising Europe interviews Eva E. Aldrich, President and CEO of CFRE International, about the importance of ethical fundraising, […]