Charity Governance Code

This Code is a practical tool to help charities and their trustees develop high standards of governance.

Good governance

Good governance in charities is fundamental to their success. It enables and supports a charity’s compliance with the law and relevant regulations. It also promotes a culture where everything works towards fulfilling the charity’s vision.

About this Code

This Code is a practical tool to help charities and their trustees develop high standards of governance. Read more about this Code and using this Code.

Help us improve the Code

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1. Purpose
1. Purpose
2. Leadership
3. Integrity
4. Decision-making
5. Board effectiveness
6. Diversity
7. Openness
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