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Enfield Voluntary Action is known as EVA. We help people & groups access knowledge, skills & resources to make a difference in our Borough.

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The Charity Commission - Guidance

Charities and fundraising (CC20)

All voluntary and community organisations, whether registered charities or not can access this guidance from the Charity Commission.

Charity law applies to all organisations and individuals who appeal for funds for charitable purposes.

The guidance is about fundraising from the public.


CC20 provides

•  information on charity law as it applies to fundraising,

•  general principles charity trustees should follow when developing a fundraising strategy,

•  where the Code of Fundraising Practice applies, and

•  information on issues that charities may encounter.


The Charity Commission provides a wide range of other guidance on fundraising,

including legal and safe ways to fundraise, rules on Charity trading, working with companies, disaster appeals etc.