Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) Toolkit – this toolkit will help anyone thinking of registering or converting their group to a CIO. Our easy to read step-by-step guide will navigate you through the process. There are links to external sites and other resources.
Environmental policies template for charities – this sample policy is a word document so you can adapt, copy and paste, and complete to create a policy relevant to your organisation.
GDPR – many organisations keep personal data and need to know the legal requirements for storage and use.
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Advantages to becoming a CIO – helps to inform the early planning stages as you prepare to embark upon the process of becoming a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO).
Timescales of conventing to a CIO – example plan of the conversion of an unincorporated charity to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation.
Information sheet – supports you with understanding who you should consult with and seek agreement from when planning a conversion to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) and how this should be conducted and recorded.
Foundation vs association model – this factsheet aims to explain the differences between the foundation and association structures of a Charitable Incorporated Organisation.
Application form prompt sheet – use this worksheet as a tool to help you to capture your thoughts on what it is your organisation does and the benefits of this work.
Top Tips when completing the online charity registration – this will help you with knowing what to expect in terms of some of the practicalities of completing the form.