Setting up a charity or community group

Starting a charity or community group is a fantastic way to contribute to your local community. These guides will give you an introduction to the things you will need to consider when setting up a new charitable group.

Guides for setting up a non-profit organisation

  • Setting up a new charity or community group

    Starting a charitable organisation is a great way to give something back or to use social good to solve a problem in your local community. This guide covers the basic things you need to consider if you're thinking about setting up a community group or charity.

  • Legal structures for charities and community groups

    The legal structure of your charity or community group will affect how your charity runs and what it can and can’t do. This guide covers the basics of legal structures for voluntary organisations.

  • Registering a charity

    Certain types of charities may have to register with the Charity Commission or Companies House to operate. This guide covers the basics of registering your charity.

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