Charity Commission Endorsement

The Charity Commission and community foundations have worked closely in recent years to ensure that trustees seeking to revitalise moribund (dormant) or ineffective trust funds (and who are looking for an effective way of carrying on their good work in future years) can release their funds to a community foundation as part of their appraisal of options. The Charity Commission welcomes and supports this initiative and encourages all charities to ask themselves whether they should work with community foundations as an alternative to continuing, particularly if they agree with one or more of the following statements:

Find out more about why trust transfers are in safe hands with community foundations and what to do next if you are considering talking to your local community foundation. Download the pdf here.

For more information contact Justin Sargent on 01749 344949 or e-mail justin.sargent@somersetcf.org.uk.


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