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The documents in this Professional Fundraiser Agreements (Charities) file are in compliance with the RGPD (General Data Protection Regulation). They also comply with the provisions of the Charitable Act that govern agreements between a charity and a “professional fundraiser.” In particular, the charitable law requires the professional fundraiser to enter into a written agreement with the charity, which not only establishes the agreement between them, but also covers a number of other specific issues defined by the legislation. A “professional fundraiser” is defined by charitable law as any person or organization that operates a “fundraising activity,” that is, “a business that is managed for profit and that engages, in whole or in part, in the acquisition or acquisition of money or other property for charitable, charitable or philanthropic purposes.” As part of their fundraising efforts, many charities engage in independent professional fundraising companies for a fee to apply for donations, recruit potential donors or do other types of fundraising programs for them. These are just a few examples of a fundraising company that is referred to as “professional fundraising” in all calendars to indicate a typical means of fundraising activity for which each model is likely to be adapted. However, other fundraising initiatives or activities could also be reduced to a charity setting up a “professional fundraiser” under the Charitable Act. If, in all cases, this is questionable, legal advice should be issued. Examples of situations in which a fundraising company would act as a “professional fundraiser” would, if hired by a charity to obtain donations for the charity of new donors in: The benefits for a charity to engage in a professional fundraiser may include: