What we do

We register and regulate charities in England and Wales, to ensure that the public can support charities with confidence.

Charity Commission is a non-ministerial department.

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Our announcements

Our consultations

Our publications

Our statistics

  1. Charity register statistics

    • Official Statistics

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Our management

Contact Charity Commission

Contact Centre

Find out how to get a password or log in to Charity Commission online services

Our email addresses have changed, they no longer have '.gsi' in the address. All our email addresses now end with @charitycommission.gov.uk

Complain about a charity

What to do if a charity won't deal with your complaint, or if you suspect illegal activity like terrorism or abuse.

Enquiry form

We can only respond to an enquiry when the Charity Commission has to be involved.

Report a serious incident in your charity

Charity trustees must report serious incidents to us, and explain how incidents are being dealt with.

Find out how to report serious incidents and what to report.



Find out what sort of wrongdoing you can report to the Charity Commission, and how to report it.


Freedom of Information (FOI) requests

Read our privacy notice about how we process your data when you submit a Freedom of Information (FOI) request

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question

Corporate information

Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information. Find out About our services.