Which governing document is right for my charity?

You must have a governing document in place before you apply to register your charity. A governing document is the rule book for your charity, setting out:

  • what your charity is set up to do
  • how it should be run
  • who should run it
  • how it will make changes to the way it is run

Decide which type of governing document is best for you:

Setting rules for your charity: governing documents When you set up a charity, by law you must have a governing document. This is the rulebook which sets out how your charity will be run.

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