Policy paper

Restitution and recovery of charitable funds: Charity Commission policy

The commission’s policy on restitution and the recovery of charitable funds misappropriated or lost to charity in breach of trust.



Trustees are responsible for the administration and management of their charity. They must act to an appropriate standard and take proper steps to obtain redress when things go wrong.

The commission’s policy sets out the steps it can take where charity funds are lost or misappropriated through wrongdoing.