Constitutions

Simple Constitution

A remit for an unregistered and unincorporated voluntary group – developed by the Charity Commission and Wales Council for Voluntary Organisations. Download the Constitution for small groups here.

Constitutions for Infrastructure Organisations

NAVCA (the National Association for Voluntary and Community Action) have produced two model constitutions that are fully compliant with the 2006 Charities Act and the 2006 Companies Act. More… (link to NAVCS site)

‘Get Legal’ Constitutions

Two constitutions written by solicitors Bates, Wells and Braithwaite for the website ‘Get Legal’.
The CIC regulator publishes a number of model constitutions for Community Interest Companies.

Charity Commission Constitutions

The Charity Commission publish a number of model governing documents:

Charitable Company: Model Articles of Association

Charitable Trusts: Model Trust Deed

Charitable Associations: Model Constitution

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Community Interest Companies

The CIC regulator publishes a number of model constitutions for Community Interest Companies.

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A Word About Words

This site is aimed at those who govern (control) small organisations - whether they are charities, companies, both or neither. Those who govern them may be called a variety of names. We have chosen to use mainly 'management committee' and occasionally 'committee member' or 'trustee'. more...
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