A Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) is the form that the Charity Commission now suggest charities use - it has the benefit of limiting the liability of the trustees.
It is not that hard to do, honestly! The attached documents provide some helpful samples and advice but let us know if you think there is an important omission (info [at] triratnadevelopment.org) - the Development Team are not experts in charity law but will do what they can to help!
Inspired by Buddhist values, Karuna exists to end caste-based discrimination, poverty and inequality in India and Nepal. Our work with individuals focuses on education, dignified livelihoods and gender equality, transforming communities and changing society.
In this role you will be responsible for the integrity of our supporter data; managing, tracking and allocating payments and other information on our database. Gaining confidence with these systems, you will eventually be able to provide general ...
By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 26 Sep, 2017 - 13:38
We’d like to share some moving words from a group of readers we have had for years now. On request, our Publishing Controller Michelle sends free Windhorse Publications books and written replies to prisoners. The gratitude with which they receive them is touching. These books and letters enhance their lives, and in a place where there is a lot of time for reflection, they can find greater self awareness and understanding through the Dharma.
By Helen - Windhor... on Fri, 21 Apr, 2017 - 16:28
We value your custom no matter how you buy our books. But who you buy from can wind up directing more or less money to us … which affects our ability to support new and existing books. Besides this, there are ways all our customers can get a discount … read on …
We’re developing a set of ‘model policies’ for consideration by Triratna Centres. They have been edited from policies used by Windhorse:Evolution, Karuna, the Birmingham and London Buddhist Centres, and others – we’re grateful to them for permission to reproduce them here.
Please note that you will need to check for yourself that the policies suggested here will meet your needs and that they satisfy current legislation.
They have been developed using the recommendations on the Charity Commission website, and ‘tweaked’ to suit the way...