On Mar 3, 10:26 pm, James Forrester <ja...@jdforrester.org> wrote:
> 2009/3/3 AndrewRT <ratur...@yahoo.co.uk>:
> > The Board has an action to register with the Charity Commission as
> > soon as it's likely that our income will be more than £5,000 - which
> > will be as soon were announced as the winning bid for Wikimania 2010 (-
> > grin-), or, failing that, when our donations get to that level in I
> > guess 1-2 years' time?
> Hmm. Frankly, I expect us to clear the £5000 threshold in a matter of
> months - there have been lots of expressions of interest over the
> years. We on the old Board considered full Charity status to be an
> absolute priority, and our failure to achieve it was what led the
> Board to close WMUK v.1 down in favour of re-starting.
> Yours,
> --
> James D. Forrester

Unfortunately, the Charities Commission are currently not considering
applications for charitable status from organisations with a turnover
of less than £5,000 per year unless there are exceptional


"65. We will only consider an application for registration from an
organisation below the minimum income in exceptional circumstances."

I'm afraid I think we have no choice but to wait until we're at that
level - which as you say, hopefully won't be too long.



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