About this site

CharityData has been created by Olly Benson using data supplied by the Charity Commission under an Open Government Licence.

The service is provided with no warranty for its availabilty or accuracy. Please note that the site is hosted at cost by Olly Benson and a fair usage agreement applies.

Privacy Policy

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Contact us

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About the data

Further information about the data used on this site, including information on how to correct or remove data, is available on the about the data page.

Similar services

There are a number of other websites that are also doing interesting things with the Charity Commission database. Here are the ones we know about:

We're also good friends with the people at 360 Giving, who are doing interesting things with funder data.

If you want further support with the governance of your charity, you may want to become a member of the Small Charities Coalition who provide lots of practical help with setting up and running a small charity (under £1 million).


Service development

The service is continuously being developed. These are some future ambitions:

  1. Improve switch between search query and search results page
Medium term development
  1. Build on the refactored core search service, to improve and develop new functionality.
Long term development
  1. Allow charities to add additional data to their entry (ie social media channels)
  2. Move to more robust platform (eg Google App Engine)
  3. Automate the monthly update based on the data published from Charity Commission.