Setting up a charity

You must register your charity with the Charities Commission once your groups income exceeds £5,000. The Charities Commission provide information and advice on all areas of setting up and running your charity, a snap shot of which is listed below.

This guide explains what a charity is and how to set one up. Find out how to choose a name, decide how your charity will be set up and run and find trustees.

 If you would like to talk to someone about setting up a chairity then please feel free to get in touch with the EWB team. Tel: 01635 760501 or Email: our resource library contains model documentation designed to support you when developing you charity. Our funding pages are there to signpost you to various funding opportunities.

Quality Assurance for the Voluntary and Community sector. SQP is a progressive programme, working through SQP will give your group the guidance you need to ensure you have all the correct governing documents and policies and procedures in place for your groups area of activity.  If you would like to find out more about SQP and how it could benefit your group you can find more details on our SQP pages or alternatively please get in touch with the EWB team.