We are the independent regulator and registrar for over 23,000 Scottish charities, including community groups, religious charities, schools, universities, grant-giving charities and major care providers.
Enjoy flexibility, security and control by using our online services. You can find out more and sign up here.
There are a number of benefits to completing your information online. Find out more here.
Our Online Services aren't compulsory, but we hope to persuade you that using them is easy and convenient! Read more and find our online tutorials here.
Find out what’s expected from you and your colleagues in this responsible role, and download material to help you get things right.
Find out what you need to do when you’re planning to make changes to your charity – and apply here.
It's essential that you account for the charity assets you hold. Read our handy guides including the receipts and payments work pack.
STARTING UP YOUR CHARITY
To become a charity, you must apply to us. Find out what’s required, whether it’s right for you, and how to apply.
Around a third of our applications are for charitable status as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Read our guidance and apply here.
Find out what's involved if you're planning on applying to become a charity.