The bodies responsible for regulating charities Northern Ireland, Scotland and England & Wales wish to support Buddhist charities with their governance. They will also support unregistered Buddhist charities to register.
In particular, all UK charity regulators require trustees to have Safeguarding policies for the protection from harm of children and adults in the course of their charity’s activities. Read more about this.
Charities registered in Scotland are governed by the Scottish Charity Regulator
Charities registered in Northern Ireland are governed by the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland.
Charities registered in England and Wales are governed by the Charity Commission for England and Wales. They are keen to understand the range of Buddhist charities registered in England and Wales and their governance challenges. You are welcome to write to them. Email faithoutreach@