Fundraise through an existing charity

You can fundraise for a charitable purpose through an existing charity. For example, you might fundraise to assist a person with a medical condition.

You must:

  • have written authority from the charity to conduct the fundraising
  • comply with any conditions the charity sets
  • use the charity’s name when fundraising
  • deposit all fundraising proceeds into the charity’s account.

The charity must:

  • be responsible for all fundraising activities
  • distribute the proceeds from the fundraising
  • include the income and expenditure as part of their financial accounts.

If you are not authorised by an existing charity, you need to do one of the following: