Doing good isn’t meant to be complicated. We exist to make things more transparent and more effective for charities, individuals and companies alike. We help people find the right causes and match them with charities close to their hearts, homes and offices.

whatCharity helps charities to report how their donations are used, what impact is being made and lets them ask for volunteers, goods, services and funding from the public. We’re levelling the playing field for every charity and bringing their activities into one place.

Find charities

Did you know that 70% of income goes to only 1.5% of charities in the UK? WhatCharity addresses this imbalance. Our platform aims to give all charities an equal opportunity to share their missions, projects and achievements, as well as making all of this easy for the public to find using our search tools.

The sheer diversity of activity and the impact made by charities in our society is something to behold. Now these amazing stories have a home.

We are the place for anyone looking for charities and causes to support, volunteer and to donate to. Whether you want to simply check the validity of a charity or offer your time, expertise and cash – WhatCharity has all the tools you need.

All charities registered with Charity Commission England & Wales can have a profile on our site – backed with government data.


We all want more transparency, and more of us would donate more if we were given transparent information on how money is being spent by charities and the impact they are making. (Charitiy Commission Report on Trust in Charities 2018).

To us, transparency is delivering understandable and comparable information on what charities do, what they aim to achieve and how they are run. We aim to provide this through structured charity profiles where charities can present their projects and missions clearly, in addition to financial information sourced from the Charities Commission England & Wales.

Further, we want to hear from everyone involved – from donors and beneficiaries, to volunteers and trustees. Rate, feedback and engage with each other, this platform is a community to raise the overall good in our society.

Match Resources

Our experience in the charitable sector indicates that money is not the only valuable resource to charities. The millions of volunteers and tons of goods donated every year also help charities make a difference. Free professional services and product contributions allow charities to invest more in beneficial work.

So in addition to money donations, charities are able to ask for skills-based volunteers, both new and used goods & services, promote their paid services and seek new trustees. We help the public to match with charities close to their hearts, homes and offices with our sophisticated search engine. On WhatCharity the public can learn exactly what resources are needed at that point in time.

Improving Efficiency

The more impactful and efficient the charity, the better - so WhatCharity offers a cost-effective market place for all charities. WhatCharity will revolutionise charities’ digital presence through this platform, with easy to use templates and shareable digital content and features. Instead of spending money on un-targeted direct mail and advertising, charities can promote themselves in one place, to a whole network of individuals who want to hear about them and their causes. We connect charities with the public on social media, via email marketing and various collaboration projects with companies. WhatCharity is here to build networks and help charities!

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