How Community Foundation trusts can be an alternative to starting a charity.
There are over 160,000 registered charities in England and Wales and many more unregistered charities. Setting up and running a charity takes a lot of work.
If you want to help your local community but don’t have lots of spare time to run a charity, you could consider setting up a fund with a Community Foundation instead.
UK Community Foundations are local grant-making organisations. They can help you: