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Charity Reserves Factsheet

Published: 10/05/2017
Updated: 10/05/2017

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This factsheet is aimed at charity trustees of small to medium sized charities looking to produce or update a reserves policy. It explains:

  • What is meant by the term reserves.
  • The charity trustee’s responsibility to consider whether their charity needs reserves.
  • Key points to consider when developing a reserves policy.

Having a reserves policy is not a legal requirement but it can help you to meet your legal requirements and fulfil your charity trustee duties.