CAF Charities Aid Foundation
Information and advice from the Charities Aid Foundation about giving to charities by individuals and companies and also advice for charities about raising funds.
http:/// www.cafonline.org/ default.aspx
The Charity Commission 'registers and regulates charities in England and Wales'. Click on 'Search the Charity Register' for basic details on registered charities by name and keyword. Also find guidance on setting up a charity and information about charity requirements.
http:/// www.gov.uk/ government/ organisations/ charity-commission
The UK’s national volunteering database, Do-it.org makes it easy for anyone to volunteer in their community, listing over 1m volunteering opportunities that are posted by volunteer centres, national/local charities and voluntary groups.
Information on: types of charity, how to become and set up a charity, trustees and applying for funding.
http:/// www.gov.uk/ browse/ citizenship/ charities-honours