Responding to COVID-19: insight, support and guidance

Charities and Public Benefit Entities Board


The Charities and Public Benefits Entities Board's key purpose is to promote high professional standards of governance and financial management within charities and non-governmental public benefit entities within the UK and internationally and to support the development of guidance and support to the sector.

Contact us

Address your queries and feedback to Mark McLean, Policy Support Officer. If you would like to be considered for panel membership, please send a summary of your CV and a note of your key areas of interest.

What's going on?


When communities were facing the worst of the pandemic local authorities and charities were able to mobilise to achieve better outcomes for people who most needed their help. Read more about this in Sarah Sheen's blog for ACEVO, Sarah is Secretary to the Charities and Public Benefit Entities Board.


Public bodies have in recent years attempted to use the commissioning process to harness the specific insights and best practice that flourishes in local charities. Unlocking Potential takes a fresh look at the interface between the charity and public sectors.

CIPFA Bulletins

CIPFA have released the following bulletins:

Meetings and Minutes

Board minutes

The next board meeting is scheduled to be held on 4 February 2021.