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Charitable trust partnerships

The generous support from grant funders, high-value individuals, charitable trusts and foundations is essential in helping us reach our goal of creating an internet free from child sexual abuse.

What IWF can offer your trust or foundation

  1. Alignment with a Socially Responsible Cause: Support in protecting children and combatting child sexual abuse online.
  2. Recognition and Visibility: Acknowledgment through press releases, website mentions, and social media.
  3. Customised Reporting: Detailed updates on funded projects and their impact.
  4. Access to Expertise: Workshops, consultations, and access to IWF experts.
  5. Collaborative Opportunities: Networking with stakeholders in the field.
  6. Tailored Outreach Campaigns: Customised materials highlighting the impact of support.
  7. Recognition in Research: Acknowledgment in our annual report, research papers or publications. 
  8. Advisory Group Participation: Input on strategies and policies.
  9. Engagement Opportunities: Attend Annual report events, office visits to view our Hotline, Site visits, lunch & learn learning and engagement events.
  10. Contribution to a Safer Internet: Long-term impact on online safety for children.

Please get in touch with our fundraising team on +44 (0)1223 20 30 30 or email [email protected]

For further information about our charitable status and operations, please see our charity details and annual report

How you can support IWF

  1. Financial Support: Partnerships can provide crucial funding that helps sustain and expand the IWF's operations.
  2. Stability and Sustainability: Regular contributions from charitable trusts can offer a stable source of funding, allowing the IWF to plan and execute long-term initiatives with confidence.
  3. Resource Allocation: With consistent funding, the IWF can allocate resources towards critical areas like technological advancements, research, and education about online safety.
  4. Enhanced Outreach: Partnerships may facilitate the IWF's ability to reach a wider audience through awareness campaigns, educational materials, and other outreach efforts.
  5. Technological Advancements: Funds can support the development and deployment of advanced technology for detecting and removing illegal content online.
  6. Capacity Building: Charitable trust partnerships can allow the IWF to hire and train skilled professionals, improving their capabilities in identifying and addressing child sexual abuse online.
  7. Global Impact: With increased financial support, the IWF have the means to expand its operations beyond its current scope, potentially helping a broader international audience.
  8. Adaptation to Emerging Threats: Financial backing can empower the IWF to respond effectively to evolving challenges such as AI and threats in the online landscape.
  9. Measurable Impact: Partners may require the IWF to provide regular reports and updates on how their contributions are making a tangible difference in combating online child sexual abuse imagery.

With stable funding from charitable trusts and foundations, the IWF can confidently plan and implement long-term initiatives and allocate resources to critical areas such as technological advancements, research, and staff welfare. This support also enhances the IWF's outreach efforts, allowing for a broader impact through awareness campaigns and educational materials.

Latest News

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Pioneering chatbot reduces searches for illegal sexual images of children

Pioneering chatbot reduces searches for illegal sexual images of children

A major 18-month trial project has demonstrated a first-of-its-kind chatbot and warning message can reduce the number of online searches that may potentially be indicative of intent to find sexual images of children.

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“Trailblazing” partnership takes aim at criminals profiting from child sexual abuse online

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Criminals running commercial child sexual abuse ‘brands’ are taking advantage of a ‘loophole’ to remain online. This new partnership aims to shut them down for good.

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By Susie Hargreaves OBE, Internet Watch Foundation CEO

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