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.
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.
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.
The Charity Commission has a number of detailed resources on how to go about setting up a new charity.Read more
This Charity Commission resource explains more about the public benefit requirement for charities.Read more