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Fundraising Workshop with Gerald Oppenheim, CEO of the Fundraising Regulator

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 11:30 to 13:00
Foyle Hospice, 61 Culmore Rd, Londonderry BT48 8JE

Gerald Oppenheim, the Chief Executive of the Fundraising Regulator, will be delivering a workshop for CO3 members on the role and functions of the Fundraising Regulator for charities in N. Ireland. 

The Workshop will be an opportunity to learn:

  • The origins, role and remit of Fundraising Regulator.
  • Why we need to get fundraising right.
  • Governance and structure and how this connects to fundraising.
  • Working with partners.
  • Funding, levy and registration.
  • What are the benefits of the Fundraising Regulator?
  • An overview of the Code of Fundraising Practice.
  • Complaints handling.
  • Fundraising Preference Service (FPS).
  • Data Protection and GDPR.
  • Challenges for charities/fundraisers:
    • compliance/reputation
    • trustee involvement
    • GDPR
    • new forms of fundraising.

This interactive session, will be an opportunity for you to engage directly with Gerald Oppenheim

Date: Tuesday 11 September

Time: 11:30am - 1pm

Venue: 61 Culmore Road, Derry/ Londonderry BT48 8JE

Cost: None

To register please email sarah@co3.bz


Gerald Oppenheim

Gerald became Chief Executive of the Fundraising Regulator from 1 July 2018. Previously he was their Head of Policy and Communications. 

He was Director of Policy and Partnerships at the Big Lottery Fund and some of its predecessors from 1995 until October 2010 when he went freelance, working with charities, Trusts and Foundations on a wide range of policy projects until joining the Fundraising Regulator in January 2016. His earlier career in the public sector was as a funder of charities and voluntary organisations.

He is a Trustee and Chair of the London Emergencies Trust (the successor charity to the former London Bombings Relief Charitable Fund which he chaired from 2005-2008). He is also an independent board member of the Armed Forces Covenant Trust. He was a member of the BBC Charitable Appeals Committee and its Vice-Chair from 2004-2009 and was a Trustee and Chair of the Camden Society (a charity for people with learning disabilities) from 2009-2017 and Citizens Advice Camden from 2011-2017.




In partnership with the Institute of Fundaising