Every new charity faces similar issues, no matter what form they take. We’ve canvassed opinions here on some top tips for those of you who may be thinking about setting up a new charity.

  1. Have a clear vision
  2. Identify skills gaps
  3. Give proper thought to the structure and the constitution
  4. Have a financial plan, and be aware of the funding landscape
  5. Use knowledgeable and reliable professional advisers
  6. Don’t underestimate how long the process might take
  7. Take advantage of free resources
  8. Make sure your trustees are informed
  9. Keep up with your housekeeping
  10. Keep the charity’s activities under review

To read more about the top tips in detail download our factsheet here or sign up for our Charities e-bulletin.