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Trust in charities

11th Jul 2018 • • Charities

 The Commission is developing a new strategy for the next five years.

The research provides crucial insights into what the public expect of charities.
Public expectations go beyond mere compliance with charity law; they also expect high standards of conduct. They want charities to be accountable, by showing:
 

  • what they have achieved (their impact) in relation to their mission

  •  how they have managed their resources responsibly (good
          stewardship, including honesty and transparency about costs)
  • that their organisational cultures and behaviours support their charitable purposes.
These are the foundations of public trust in charities, the benchmarks of a charity’s trustworthiness.

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