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 what charities are, what they do and the size of the UK charity sector.

Raising and spending money

Where charities get money from and how they spend it.

Being accountable

How charities are regulated and show they’re doing a good job.

Get involved

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