How do I create a not-for-profit? Setting up a charity or CIC – 13th June 2022

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Thinking about setting up your own not for profit? Not sure which structure would best suit you, or how to go about registering? This is the first session in a series of two on creating a not-for-profit organisation.

About this event

Are you are thinking about setting up a new not-for-profit organisation? Or perhaps you are running a small charity and are now considering formalising, but are not sure where to start? If so, then this session is for you.

In this one-hour online Zoom session we will cover:

  • The key questions you must ask yourself to decide which type of charity or CIC would suit you best
  • An introduction to and the pros and cons of the various types
  • Where you can go for help and support

Those attending will be issued with a resource pack of toolkits that enable anyone to create their own charity, or CIC, as well as others on key topics, such as registering for Gift Aid, fundraising and opening a bank account.

About our speaker – Ian McLintock

Ian has been a volunteer for 40+ years and has worked at senior management level for 25 years, including various chair and CEO roles. Ian lives locally in Aston Clinton but is known nationally as the founder of the Charity Excellence platform and its Funding Finder database, and the online non-profit registration company he set up to help fund the charity. With 26,000 members Charity Excellence is the largest and fastest growing UK charity community and he has never failed to register a charity, although he has twice had to take the Charity Commission to the 1st Tier (Charity) Tribunal to do so. For those that value them, he holds a masters degree in corporate management, as well as professional qualifications in finance & accounting and fundraising.

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