We provide leadership, guidance and a supportive community for charity retailers in the UK. Our 440 members range from the largest national charities to locally based charities and hospices, running over 9000 shops between them. The membership year runs from 1 April to 31 March and the fees are as follows.

0 - 4 shops
£233 + VAT
Full membership benefits
5 - 20 shops
£47.50 + VAT per shop
Full membership benefits
21 - 100 shops
£45.50 + VAT per shop
Full membership benefits
101+ shops
£38.50 + VAT per shop
Full membership benefits


  • Lobbying on issues such as business rates, reuse, recycling, safeguarding and Gift Aid
  • Gift Aid training and guidance in collaboration with HMRC
  • Regular and exclusive market analysis and bench-marking, covering turnover, number of shops, all sales streams, Gift Aid conversion, rag prices, salaries, selling prices
  • The leading sector events
  • Charity Retail Safeguarding Scheme (CRSS)



  • A packed calendar of events
  • Regular online communications, keeping you in touch with the latest sector issues and opportunities
  • Online forum, giving you access to the best charity retail brains in the country
  • Case studies of innovation from across our membership
  • A board of directors who are representative of our membership as a whole

Who can join?

  • Registered charities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
  • Exempt charities
  • Charity subsidiary trading companies
  • Charitable community benefit societies
  • Overseas charities