The headings in the navigation bar at the top of the page stay the same wherever you are in the website and reflect the work carried out by OSCR.

The sections are:

About OSCR

Useful background information on the work of OSCR.

About charities 

Information about Scottish charities and how to raise a concern.

Becoming a charity

The section details how an organisation can become a Scottish charity and the responsibilities involved.

Managing a charity

Information for charity trustees on how to run a charity and make changes.

Guidance and forms

All of our guidance and application forms.


Latest new articles and details of our current events.

Contact OSCR

Information on how you can get in touch with us.


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