Whether you are a group of people wanting to start a new group or are an existing organisation and want help with organisational development and management then we can help. Have a look at our website and if you do not find the information you need complete the health check form and send it to Fiona@ervas.org.uk or contact Fiona at the office
When you have decided to become an official group/charity you will need to develop a constitution. Model documents can be found on the Charity Commission website.
When you need to register your organisation as a registered charity. You can access to the online application for registration via the Charity Commission website. Before completing your online application you will need to have a clear idea of what your organisation does and the way it operates. They will also require the names, addresses, relevant qualifications and dates of birth of all of the trustees. You will need to have your governing document, copy of your last accounts and a signed trustee declaration available as a PDF file as they must be attached to the application form at the time you submit it. follow this link for the charity commission information list and trustee declaration form http://www.charitycommission.gov.uk/start-up-a-charity/registering-your-charity/apply-to-register-your-charity/