How to start up a charity?

Here are some top tips and guidance around setting up a charity.

The basics

New Charity Checklist

Thinking of setting up a new charity? Here’s your 101: a charity checklist to give you a helpful leg up in establishing your charity.

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Charity finance

Ten things things for trustees to think about

Kate Sayer shares a list of ten things, based on the PACAC report, which charity trustees should consider.

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5 top tips for charity proposal writing

Where do I begin? If you are either new to your job or have had very little experience with writing proposals it can be hard to know where to begin.

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When you’re ready to find your funding

Over 8,000 funders giving £8 billion, Funds Online is now the largest and most comprehensive single source of online funding information in the UK.

Politics and policy in the voluntary sector

Keep an eye on the Charity Commission

They provide online services and guidance to help charities run as effectively as possible. Subscribe to their updates and keep an eye on their website.