Legal pitfalls for Grantmaking organisations
Funders have a good understanding of the criteria used to identify appropriate grantees, and whether the chosen project meets their charitable objectives. Alongside these organisational measures, there are various sets of guidance set out by the Charity Commission, which grantmakers need to consider.
The challenges in following this guidance is that grant giving organisations come in many shapes and sizes. The areas of guidance which may apply to one, are not relevant for others, making it easy to fall into legal holes, without realising the consequences.
This session will explore these legal grey areas, which grantmakers can sometimes find themselves in.