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

Presently the Association has 313 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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Durrell - Puffins Petrols and Pests

17 August 2017 19:00

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Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

Long time Durrell friend and collaborator Kirsty Swinnerton will be in Jersey from August 15th to 21st to undertake rat and ferret trapping trials on behalf of Birds On The Edge. This trial will ...

Durrell - Durrell at Dusk

18 August 2017 18:00

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Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

Durrell at Dusk Friday 4th August 2017 and Friday 18th August 2017 Spend your Friday evening exploring Jersey Zoo at dusk. Dine al fresco on the terrace of Cafe Firefly, sit back and listen to l ...

Love Thy Neighbour - Family Folk Afternoon

19 August 2017 00:00

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The Pembroke

Family Folk Afternoon at the Pembroke, Grouville, 19th August. Open mike entertainment. In aid of Love Thy Neighbour. Further details to follow

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