The Association of Jersey Charities is the representative body of the majority of charitable organisations operating in Jersey.

Presently the Association has 311 member charities and these range from branches of national charities to small local charities, clubs, societies and support groups.

A Charities Law has been passed, November 2014, giving a definition of charity and the provision to set up a charities commission. Until a commissioner is appointed to do this, there is no central register or regulation of local charities. As yet we do not have a timetable for this.

The Association of Jersey Charities exists to provide guidance to and be a source of funding for its members. Jersey charities are welcome to apply to be members, but to establish as a local charity is not dependent upon Association membership.

The Association receives the Jersey share of the Channel Islands' Lottery profits from the Economic Development Ministry to distribute to our members according to need. This funding is therefore dependant on the success of the Lottery.

We would urge our members to support the Channel Islands' Lottery so that the the Economic Development Ministry and the Association can continue to support your vital work.

You will also be able to find out more about volunteering opportunities, how to donate to your favourite charity, visit our events diary page which lists charity events on the island and much much more!


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What's On

La Ronde Concert Band - Christmas Concert

07 December 2016 19:30

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Town Hall

Wednesday 7 December @ 7.30 at the Town Hall. This is our Christmas Concert. Seasonal music and singing. A great way to get in the mood for Christmas cheer.

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Charity events    |    Town Hall

Jersey Hospice Care - Santa Dash

08 December 2016 12:00

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Liberty Wharf

Santa Dash – Thursday 8th December Warm up starts at 12.00 and the Dash begins at 12.15 WHERE: Starting from Liberty Wharf Shopping Centre Save the date for our festive dash around the str ...

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Charity events    |    Liberty Wharf

National Trust for Jersey - Carol Concert

08 December 2016 18:30

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16 New Street

Thursday 8 December - Carol Concert at 16 New Street

Come and join the Amity Singers for our annual Christmas Carol Concert at 16 New Street, with seasonal refreshments served afterwards. All ages ...

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Charity events    |    16 New Street