Online Webinar: The Benefits of Registering Places of Worship as Charities


Join us on Thursday 4th June at 2pm on the Benefits, Importance and practicalities of Registering Places of Worship as Charities with Nick Donaldson and Colette Bennett, expert advisors from the Charity Commission’s Faith Outreach Team.

To RSVP email or call 07590028823.

Nick Donaldson – Head of Faith Charities Engagement

Nick Donaldson studied modern languages and then Christian theology at university.  He joined the Charity Commission in 2007 as a member of the Large Charities Division, working in particular with large faith-based and international charities.

He became an intelligence analyst in 2011, supporting the Commission’s investigative work, before becoming manager of the Outreach team in October 2012, speaking on a variety of different topics, including trustee duties and practical advice for faith-based, international and educational charities.  He was appointed as Head of Faith Charities Engagement in January 2017.

Colette Bennett – Faith Charities Outreach Manager 

Colette Bennett studied Geography at university and, following her Master’s degree, has worked in a range of education, training and equalities roles within the Public and Charity sectors.

She joined the Charity Commission’s registration team in 2013, working to deliver training and guidance to a range of charities on registration and good governance before joining the Faith Charities Outreach team in 2017.  She was appointed as Faith Charities Outreach Manager in 2019.