This guide will steer you through the logistics of setting up a charity in simple steps. We will be with you on your journey – from that initial idea, calling or passion, to registration and beyond. We’ll be here to support with any queries you might have around the set up and running of your charity.
Charitable purposes state what your charity is set up to achieveSee how
Organising the structure of your charity early on will help once you start to scaleSee how
A governing document is a set of rules for the way you run your charitySee how
Your trustees have the ultimate responsibility for the running of your charitySee how
It’s best to open a charity bank account before your charity becomes operationalSee how
Completing the online application to registerSee how
You can download this checklist as a PDF to keep handy and mark your progress as you set up your charity. Just pop in your email address so we can email the PDF to you: