Fundraising FAQs

We answer common questions about fundraising and donations

How can I make a donation to World Cancer Research Fund?

Thank you for thinking of making a donation to World Cancer Research Fund. Head over to our Donate page, where you can make a one-off donation or set up a direct debit. If you have any problems, please ring our Supporter Services Team on 020 7343 4200 or email supporterservices@wcrf.org.

I'm interested in doing an event for World Cancer Research Fund. How can I do this?

Great! We would love to welcome you on to our team #Team Can Prevent. We have a range of events for you to choose from or speak to our Events Manager Priyanka on 020 7343 4200 or email events@wcrf.org for advice, help and support.

How do I set up a fundraising page for World Cancer Research Fund?

To set up a fundraising page, we recommend using JustGiving or VirginMoneyGiving. Please remember to double-check the charity name when you set it up - we are called World Cancer Research Fund and not Cancer Research UK. If you need further help, call our Events team on 020 7343 4200 or email events@wcrf.org

I’m interested in holding a raffle or lottery for World Cancer Research Fund. What are the rules?

Holding a raffle or a lottery can be a really effective way to raise funds for our vital work. There are certain regulations that must be followed. You can read about these on the Institute of Fundraising website and on the Gambling Commission website. If you have any further questions, call our Events Team on 020 7343 4200 or email events@wcrf.org.

I represent a company. Who can I speak to about fundraising for World Cancer Research Fund?

Thank you for your interest in fundraising for World Cancer Research Fund. To get in touch with our Corporate Partnerships Manager, Adam, please ring 020 7343 4200 or email corporate@wcrf.org. You can also visit our corporate partnerships page.

Can I include your logo on materials for my event?

Our Events Team will be happy to share a logo you can use on any materials that you produce for your event and guide you on how to use it. Email events@wcrf.org or call 020 7343 4200.

How can I pay in my fundraising money?

Thank you for raising money for our essential cancer prevention work. Your support means a lot to us. Paying in your fundraising money is simple.

  • You can pay in online using our Donate form – and please remember to tell us how you raised the funds
  • Send a cheque, payable to World Cancer Research Fund, to: Fundraising Team, World Cancer Research Fund, 22 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3HH
  • Call us to pay in your donation over the phone on 020 7343 4200
  • If you have raised money using an online fundraising page such as JustGiving or VirginMoneyGiving you don't need to do anything - they will transfer the funds to us.

How will the money I raise help prevent cancer?

We're so grateful that you've chosen to support our cancer prevention work. We’ll make sure that your money is put to good use. It will fund research into how we can prevent cancer and the devastation it causes, and allow us to reach more people through our education programmes, helping them to lower their risk of developing the disease.

How do I update my contact details?

If you need to update your contact details, call our Supporter Services Team on 020 7343 4200. They'll be happy to help.

Which membership bodies is World Cancer Research Fund part of?

We're registered with the Charity Commission in England and Wales, adhere to the Institute of Fundraising Code of Practice, and are a member of the Fundraising Standards Board.

Read more about who we are and how we operate.

How do I change my Direct Debit?

Changing your Direct Debit is simple – call our Supporter Services Team on 020 7343 4200. They'll be happy to make any changes needed.

I want to make a complaint to World Cancer Research Fund. How can I do that?

We’re sorry to hear that you want to complain. Please call our Supporter Services Team on 020 7343 4200 and they'll be happy to help.