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Essential resources and information to help you succeed on your volunteering journey, whether you are a trustee, treasurer, pro bono independent examiner or support a local charity with your finance and business skills. Membership is open to everyone, including non-ICAEW members.

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Benefits at a glance


Free management liability insurance covering UK volunteering activities for charities and not-for-profits.

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Free webinars and discounted events to learn about charity finance, governance, law and regulation.


Stay up-to-date with regular e-newsletters with content relevant to trustees and other skills-based volunteers.

Membership rates


ICAEW member

£30.00 (+VAT)

Non-ICAEW members

£40.00 (+VAT)

Take a look at some of our content

What's on the horizon for charity trustees?

Charities Aid Foundation and ICAEW have come together to produce this report on the future of trusteeship and the challenges and opportunities facing charities and their boards in 2022.

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Implementing cloud-based accounting systems in small charities

Implement affordable systems that meet the needs of small charities with a low level of support.

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Charity Reserves

Find out about the interplay between reserves’ policy setting, financial resilience and going concern and learn about the highlights of BDO’s study on charity reserves.

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The importance of Board minutes in your charity

Board minutes are a key part of a charity’s governance. However, not all board minutes are created equal, a little bit like Goldilocks, some will be too long, some will be too short and then finally there are those that manage to get it “just right”. So what makes good board minutes and why are they important?

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