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Charities that are connected with non-charitable organisations: maintaining your charity’s separation and independence

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Consultation opens
13 February - 15 May 2018
Deadline to submit comments to Together for Short Lives
8 May 2018
Deadline to submit comments to The Charity Commission
15 March 2018

The Charity Commission is consulting on draft guidance for charities on their relationships with connected non-charitable organisations. The draft guidance consists of:

  • Detailed guidance.
  • At a glance summary.
  • A checklist that charities can use.

The Commission has prepared this draft guidance to help trustees understand the risks and challenges that such relationships can bring and by setting out what it expects trustees to do to deal with them.

You can read the consultation documents on the UK Government website.

Please email your comments to

Informing our consultation responses