Exciting news regarding club status

Exciting news regarding club status

By DAVID BALL
22 June
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Charity status approved!! See communication from Charities Commission at article


Dear Prenton RUFC Limited

You have applied to register the above organisation as a charity.

We are satisfied that PRENTON RUFC LIMITED is a charity and it has been entered onto the Register of Charities with the Registered Charity Number 1194897.

Our decision

The decision to register was based on our assessment of the information supplied during the application process and the declarations given in the trustee declaration form and we are satisfied that PRENTON RUFC LIMITED is established for charitable purposes only for the public benefit.

The trustee declaration gives a reminder that it is an offence under section 60 of the Charities Act 2011 to provide false or misleading information.

What to do now

Please ensure all of the trustees read this email.

The charity's details will be publicly available on our website within 48 hours.

It is essential that the trustees check that all the details on the Register of Charities are accurate and that they are kept up-to-date by requesting a password to access our online services. With a password they can also obtain a Registration Certificate.

It is the trustees' duty to operate their charity for the public benefit.

In applying to register PRENTON RUFC LIMITED as a charity we have referred you to our guidance in What makes a charity (CC4). Our guidance explains and links to the Public Benefit Framework and our guidance in Public Benefit: running a charity (PB2) and Public Benefit: reporting (PB3).

Operating a charity and reporting: sources of support and guidance

We recommend the trustees read our guidance on the trustee role and board.

Registration is just the first stage of a potentially long journey for many charities. Our website has a huge amount of specialist advice and guidance to help a charity run as effectively as possible and assist in the most common areas that affect charities.

Use the Managing your charity section of our website to notify us of any changes and comply with legal obligations; whether it is filing accounts or completing the Annual Return, changing the governing document or alerting us to a serious incident.

Yours faithfully

Elaine Norris

NB
This is a massive step forward for Prenton RUFC and the development of the Prenton RUFC and Community Hub; whereby the development committee can now register to private sector funding to assist with our forth coming re-generation of club facilities for the great good of the membership and the community.

Full details and what it means for Prenton RUFC will be announced at the Club's AGM on Friday 9th July 2021.

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