We are the independent Regulator and registrar for Scotland’s charities, including community groups, religious charities, schools, universities, grant-giving charities, and major care providers. Find out more about our work, what we were set up to do, how we are run, and who we work with.
Enter a Scottish Charity number, a charity name, or a keyword to search the Register. You can find other material on our website by using a keyword search in the Search box at the top of the Home Page. Alternatively, you can download the Register extract here.
We are the independent regulator and registrar for over 24,000 Scottish charities, including community groups, religious charities, schools, universities, grant-giving charities and major care providers.
Read about the work of Scottish charities and how they operate.
Our work is aimed at ensuring public confidence. Read about how we support and monitor charities, taking action where required.
Read our management information including performance statistics, business objectives and information about our Board.
Planning to set up a charity? Read what’s required, including whether it’s the right option for you.
Find out how to take the next step and apply for charitable status.
Find out where to get support when applying for charitable status as well as support on running a charity.
Search Scotland's registered charities and view detailed reports on each and every one.
View a selection of examples that illustrate the diversity and impact of Scotland's charities.
Read first hand accounts of what it's like being a charity trustee and see examples of charity's work across Scotland.
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