Setting Up and Running a Charity - Factsheets

This page contains useful information on setting up and running a charity.

The fact sheets here have been put together in collaboration with our Devon Voluntary Action partners.

If you need any further help please feel free to email us on or call 01237 420130. We can arrange a face to face meeting to help you set up a charity or improve the one you have!

Setting up a charity

Get legal - Quick Guide
Get Legal - Full Guide

Starting a Group - Quick Guide
Starting a Group - Full Guide

Running an Organisation

Developing a plan _ Quick Guide
Developing a plan - Full Guide

Income - Quick Guide
Income - Full Guide

Monitoring - Quick Guide
Monitoring - Full Guide

Policies - Quick Guide
Policies - Full Guide


Involving people - Quick Guide
Involving people - Full Guide

Developing a Volunteer Handbook


Our funders:

  • Torridge District Council
  • Lottery Community Fund
  • Northam Town Council
  • Bideford Bridge Trust
  • Bideford TC
  • BBC Children in Need
  • Devon County Council
  • European Union: European Social Fund