Charities, volunteering and honours


  • Search the charity register

    Search the charity register to find details of registered charities in England and Wales including contact information, activities, latest financial reports and current trustees.

  • Change your charity's details

    Change your charity's details with the Charity Commission online

  • 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

  • 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

  • Become a magistrate

    How to volunteer as a magistrate, who can and can't apply, the application form, and what magistrates do in court

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Guidance and regulation

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News and communications

  1. Government improves life chances across the country
  2. Charity Inquiry: 1st Knight Military Charity
  3. Regulator appoints Interim Manager at Essex Islamic Academy
  4. Our commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR)
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Research and statistics

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