A charitable trust is one of the main legal structures that community groups may consider as a way to operate.
Information about Charities Services and registering as a charity.
Information about the dissolution and winding-up of a charitable organisation.
An outline of the process of setting-up an incorporated society.
Helpful tips for organisations who have decided to apply to become a registered charity, making sure you have all the…
Things to consider when deciding which organisational structure is right for you.
Information about companies, cooperative companies, industrial and provident societies and Māori land trusts.
Information about incorporated societies, the key features and rules, and the changes with the updated Incorporated Societies Act 2022.
A charitable trust is an agreement between people (called trustees) to manage property, over which they have control, for charitable…
Information about umbrella groups and the advantages and disadvantages of this type of organisational structure.
The following steps outline the process for setting up a registered charitable trust.
Information about unincorporated groups - the key features, rules and processes, advantages and limitations.
A list of all the contents in the Community Resource Kit divided into topics.
A table to compare the different types of legal structures and their characteristics.