This is the second annual Charity Fraud Awareness Week, aiming to help you increase resilience against fraud.
A group of around 40 charities, regulators, professional bodies and other stakeholders are joining forces to help combat fraud targeted against charities.
The main aims of the week are to:
- raise awareness of the key risks affecting the sector
- promote and share good counter-fraud practices
- promote honesty and openness about fraud
How to get involved
We are encouraging the charity sector to get involved in Fraud Awareness Week, you can:
- attend the first national charity fraud awards event in London on Tuesday evening (24 October)
- download a supporters pack from the Fraud Advisory Panel website
- develop your own counter fraud activities aimed at staff and volunteers, members and beneficiaries, donors and supporters, for example staff awareness training
- join the conversation on Twitter by promoting your own counter fraud messages or retweet ours using the hashtag #CharityFraudOut
You can find out more about getting involved on the Fraud Advisory Panel website.
The partners involved in Charity Fraud Week have developed a range of e-learning resources and webinars for the week.
These will be focused on specific risk areas from 9.30 am each day on the Fraud Advisory Panel website:
|Monday 23 October||Creating a counter fraud culture|
|Tuesday 24 October||Bribery and corruption|
|Wednesday 25 October||Cyber-fraud and identity fraud|
|Thursday 26 October||Fundraising fraud|
|Friday 27 October||Insider fraud and reporting fraud|