Further guidance and support

You can view the Charity Commission’s full charity set up guidance here.

For further support and guidance, contact NCVO’s Practical Support team by email on knowhow@ncvo.org.uk, or by phone on 0207 520 2552. Find out more about our practical support offer for small charities and voluntary organisations.

If you aren’t already a member of NCVO, you might be interested in joining us in order to access some of the benefits we offer, including discounts on NCVO training and access to our member events. We currently have over 17,000 voluntary sector organisations as members. Membership is free for smaller organisations with an annual turnover of under £30,000.

Find out more about NCVO membership.

FSI membership enables you to take part in the very many free and heavily subsidised FSI initiatives from Small Charity Week and online e-learning, to webinars and Conference programmes. It is free for small charities with an annual turnover of less than £1 million.