Aims and Objects for
Charity limited by guarantee
To register a company for a charity the Aims and Objects must be stated in the company’s constitution (Memorandum & Articles of Association). Your aims will be different from anyone else’s but these examples will help your thinking. Take a sheet of paper and write down what you intend to do and how it will benefit the community. Then try to summarise your notes into a few crisp statements.
An awareness and fundraising campaign.
a. To promote understanding of …….
A counselling service
a. To provide counselling and support to …… in conditions of need, physical or mental suffering & distress after ……
A multicultural training service
a. To create employment opportunities by giving training to …… Qualification levels or other appropriate qualifications in …… leading to …… examinations.
A community based service for the unemployed
a. To provide training for unemployed people, initially but not exclusively, within the …… area.
A fund raising venture for a disability group
a. To raise funds on behalf of people who are severely disabled by……
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These examples provide a small selection of the diversity that is covered by charitable organisations. There are countless ways that people help one another and serve the community. But, in an increasingly litigious society, many are seeking to protect their good work by obtaining limited liability through registering their charity as a guarantee company.
Information and procedures for registering a limited liability company using a constitution suitable for subsequent charity registration.
Information and procedures for registering a traditional trustee company for a not-for-profit organisation not seeking charity registration.
Information and ordering procedures for registering a Community Interest Company (CIC).
Standard limited companies for normal business activities
Company or Charity – which first?
The Charity Commission recommends that a new charity that wishes also to have limited liability registers the company first, then applies to register that company as a charity. They specify the format that the company should use for its Memorandum & Articles of Association.
Ordered Management will help you
We specialise in this business, so don’t be discouraged if you find it hard to put the words together. Tell us in plain English what you intend to do and we’ll help you create the wording for your Aims etc.