Charities and social enterprises


  • Send a charity's annual return

    You must send an annual return if your charity’s income is more than £10,000. All charities must keep their registered details up to date

  • Change your charity's details

    Change your charity's details with the Charity Commission online

  • Claim Gift Aid online

    Submit a claim for Gift Aid, the Gift Aid small donation scheme (GASDS) and other income; schedule spreadsheets; registering and enrolling for a Charities Online account; activation codes

  • Set up a charity

    To start a charity you need trustees, to choose a business structure, decide suitable charitable purposes and you may have to register with the Charity Commission

  • Claiming Gift Aid as a charity or CASC

    What Gift Aid is, who can claim, what donations are eligible for Gift Aid, Gift Aid declarations for your charity or community amateur sports club (CASC), how to claim

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Guidance and regulation

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News and communications

  1. Start Egypt further supports start-ups in its first office in Cairo
  2. Government outlines vision to empower and invest in society
  3. Charity automatic disqualification rules: changes to the law
  4. UK aid helps Welsh charity to train Ethiopian beekeepers
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Research and statistics

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Policy and engagement

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