The Rainbow Centre is changing its charitable status

The Rainbow Centre is changing from a Registered Charity to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). The Charity Commission has recently offered charities the opportunity to switch to a new structure called a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, or CIO for short. This new structure offers several advantages for us and so the trustees have decided to convert the existing charity to a CIO. Our plan is that the existing charity will be wound up on 31 December 2019 and the new CIO will begin life on 1 January 2020. Β The normal everyday activities will continue πŸ™‚