Charitable organization

nonprofit organization with charitable purpose

A charitable organization is an organization that supports a cause by fundraising or through donations and charity. The organisations arrange for all the distribution of any money to each cause.

American Cancer Society center
Red Cross House

There are many well-known charities all over the world. Two of the most well-known charities are UNICEF and the Red Cross.

In England the National Council for Voluntary Organisations is the umbrella body for charities and not-for profit organisations.[1] In Wales there is the Wales Council for Voluntary Action. In Scotland there is, the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations. In Northern Ireland there is the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action.



  1. "About us". NCVO. Retrieved 2024-03-07.