What is the difference between a CIC and a limited company?
A community interest company (CIC) is a non-charitable limited company set up with the purpose of benefiting a community or pursuing a social purpose. This differs to a regular limited company which is set up with the purpose of making a profit for shareholders
What are the differences between community interest companies and charities?
Charities must be established only for charitable purposes. community interest companies (CICs) can be established for any lawful purpose, as long as their activities are carried on for the benefit of the community.
How could I support Woodshed Workshop CIC?
There are number of ways you can support us:
• Order an amazing bespoke furniture item!
• Donations of the value of essential materials
• Company fundraising via your business, corporate social responsibility or staff team choosing a good cause to support
• Sponsorship and sponsored events
• Book a corporate experience day
• Book a creative workshop experience with our creative team
What type of wood and furniture donations will Woodshed Workshop accept?
We primarily work with solid wood; other suitable donations include:
• Scaffolding boards
• Solid tabletops that could be repurposed
• Vintage furniture made with solid wood, with interesting design(s) and in a condition that can be reworked or up cycled