Here are a few key pointers to consider when planning your fundraising:

For further information, please visit the The Chartered Institute of Fundraising or The Charity Commission websites.

Tell us about it!

Our friendly team are here to support you every step of the way so make sure to get in touch with us to tell us about your fundraising!

Please contact us by email at or give us a call on 01252 309635.


Ask permission from local council or land/property managers when necessary.


Licences will be required for events such as street collections, selling alcohol, raffles and prize draws – we can provide letters confirming your fundraising.

Risk Assessment

You should conduct a risk assessment to ensure that you have proper plans for the safety of participants.

Public Liability Insurance

Although we are extremely grateful for your support, Wooden Spoon cannot accept any responsibility for your fundraising activities or anyone who participates in it.

Health and Safety

Make sure people are managed properly, follow food safety laws and have a first aider available if required.

Photo Consent

Please ensure you have consent when taking pictures of your event (especially for any under 18s).

Feeling inspired to get fundraising? Get started here.

If you would like to talk to a member of our team, please contact us by email at or give us a call on 01252 309394.

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Charity Registration No 326691 (England & Wales) and SC039247 (Scotland)