Fundraising Promise

Our Fundraising Promise

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is registered with the Fundraising Regulator. and abides by its self-regulatory scheme. We follow the Institute of Fundraising’s Code of Fundraising Practice  and abide by the principles embodied in the Code and in our fundraising promise below.

Please call us on 01904 659570 for more information.

Our Promise

  • We are committed to high standards
  • We do all we can to ensure that fundraisers, volunteers and fundraising contractors working with us to raise funds comply with the Code and with this Promise
  • We comply with the lawincluding those that apply to data protection, health and safety and the environment
  • We are honest and openWe tell the truth and do not exaggerate; we do what we say we are going to do
  • We answer all reasonable questions about our fundraising activities and costs

We are clear

  • We are clear about who we are, what we do and how your gift is use
  • Where we have a promotional agreement with a commercial company, we make clear how much of the purchase price we receive
  • We give a clear explanation of how you can make a gift and amend a regular commitment

We are respectful

  • We respect the rights, dignities and privacy of our supporters and beneficiaries
  • We will not put undue pressure on you to make a gift, and if you do not want to give or wish to cease giving we will respect your decision
  • If you tell us that you don’t want us to contact you in a particular way we will not do so

We are fair and reasonable

  • We take care not to use any images or words that cause unjustifiable distress or offence
  • We take care not to cause unreasonable nuisance or disruption

We are accountable

  • If you are unhappy with anything we’ve done whilst fundraising, you can contact us to make a complaint at
  • If we cannot resolve your complaint, we accept the authority of the Fundraising Regulator to make a final adjudication.