Special general meeting on 15 February 2022

Dear MembersWe wrote, in our late summer newsletter, of the Committee’s intention to establish Dulwich Park Friends as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). This will bring benefits similar to those of a limited company including enabling us to take out insurance and enter into contracts in the name of DPF where this is required.We are delighted … Continue reading Special general meeting on 15 February 2022

Southwark Blue Plaque nominations – please vote for Francis Peek

Without Francis Peek, we would not have our wonderful and much loved park today. As well as many other acts of philanthropy, he was one of the key figures in creating Dulwich park through his efforts and financial generosity. He has been nominated for a Blue Plaque by Southwark council. Please vote for him by 31st October … Continue reading Southwark Blue Plaque nominations – please vote for Francis Peek

Plans for incorporation as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)

Since Dulwich Park Friends (DPF) was established over 25 years ago it has operated relatively informally with a basic constitution, although it is a registered charity. However, since 2013, it has been possible for a charity such as DPF to be incorporated as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). The main advantages of doing this are … Continue reading Plans for incorporation as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)