Legal structures for not-for-profit organisations – which is the best one for you? 9 June and 22 November

This session will provide the opportunity to learn more about the Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) legal structure, including the differences between a CIO and a Community Interest Company (CIC), and how to convert from a CIC to a CIO. It will also look at issues such as:

  • the differences between a CIO and CIC
  • pros and cons of charity registration
  • how to decide which legal structure is appropriate
  • CICs: pros and cons
  • how to set up a CIC
  • CIOs: pros and cons
  • CIOs: ‘association’ and ‘foundation’ models
  • how to set up a CIO and demonstrate your charitable objectives effectively
  • the process for converting to a CIO from another structure e.g. CIC

We are running the same session twice. Please book onto the one that suits you best.

Dates:

Thursday 9 June, 2-3:30pm – in-person and online options

Tuesday 22nd November, 11-12:30 – online only

Cost:

Organisations Annual Income Members Non-members*
Under £250,000 £10 £15
Over £250,000 £20 £25

* Organisations who are not members of ours, but who are a charity or community group operating in in Adur, Worthing, Brighton or Hove.

Venue:

Thursday 9 June, 2-3:30pm – in-person in the Community Works office at Community Base, Brighton or online using Zoom

Tuesday 22nd November, 11-12:30 – online via Zoom

Book:

9 June – via eventbrite

22 Nov – via eventbrite

See our training terms and conditions for more information.

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