How to start up a charity?

We're here to help! We've created a toolkit and put together some resources to help you get started.

A new toolkit to set up a charity

We have partnered with Charity Checkout  to create a new toolkit that provides new charities with the most important skills, knowledge and resources that they need to get to work and to be a success for the people that need them.

The package includes a mobile optimised website, a donation system, training, books and coaching. Find out more here.

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 shutterstock_288195125things 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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Fundraising

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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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.