Charities play a vital role in our society. This site explains how they are run and how you can help them make a difference to the causes you care about.

About charities

Find out about what charities are, what they do and the size of the charity sector in the UK.

Raising and spending money

Where charities get money from and how they spend it.

Accountability and transparency

How charities are regulated and demonstrate that they are doing a good job.

Get involved

Find out about volunteering, raising money, or starting a charity.