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20090914 H2 H Slideshare Version


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Presentation on charitable House-to-House collections in England & Wales, prepared for the Charity Fundraising Practice module at Sheffield Hallam University Sept 09.

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20090914 H2 H Slideshare Version

  1. 1. Jonathan Pape Fundraising Manager Community of the Resurrection
  2. 2. <ul><li>H2H – What it is and isn’t </li></ul><ul><li>Regulatory regime </li></ul><ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>“ collection” means an appeal to the public, made by means of visits from house to house, to give, whether for consideration or not, money or other property </li></ul><ul><li>House to House Collections Act 1939 </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>It does include H2H collection of clothing </li></ul><ul><li>It does not included chugging on the doorstep </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No money or property is given, just DD details </li></ul></ul>
  5. 8. <ul><li>A collector’s badge </li></ul><ul><li>A certificate of authority </li></ul><ul><li>Sealed collecting box or sealed envelopes (cash collection) </li></ul><ul><li>Over 16 </li></ul>
  6. 9. <ul><li>Volunteer intensive </li></ul><ul><li>Who are your donors? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gift Aid? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relationships? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open to fraud or theft </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cash </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clothing </li></ul></ul>
  7. 10. <ul><li>Which one is legit? </li></ul>
  8. 11. <ul><li>Poor enforcement of existing regulations? </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing number of clothes collections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>44% received more collection sacks than last year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>53% of those gave the same amount or less </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1/3 “annoyed” by receiving more collection sacks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>27% fall in revenue raised by some charity shops </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Source: Assoc of Charity Shops report Sep 09 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Charitable benefit </li></ul>
  9. 13. <ul><li>New income stream </li></ul><ul><li>More private than on-street donation </li></ul>
  10. 14. <ul><li>Strictly defined </li></ul><ul><li>Highly regulated </li></ul><ul><li>Definition doesn’t reflect modern practices </li></ul><ul><li>Poor enforcement </li></ul><ul><li>Questionable benefits </li></ul>