A charitable institution, or a gift to create and support such an institution; as, Lady Margaret's charity.
For inheritance tax purposes a charity is a UK registered charity or other qualifying body. Other qualifying bodies are listed in the leaflet IHT206a.
A Charity is an organisation that exists to help those in need or to provide educational, scientific, religious and artistic assistance to members of the public.
organisation set up to help a good cause financially. Many sports organisations are registered charities.
Love; universal benevolence; good will.
Liberality to the poor and the suffering, to benevolent institutions, or to worthy causes; generosity.
Whatever is bestowed gratuitously on the needy or suffering for their relief; alms; any act of kindness.
Eleemosynary appointments [grants or devises] including relief of the poor or friendless, education, religious culture, and public institutions.
A charity is a foundation created to promote the public good. The act of charity includes: the giving of one's time, talent or treasure for the sake of another or for the common good. Other facets of charity include: voluntary action for the public good; voluntary giving, voluntary service, and voluntary association, primarily for the benefit of others; and an active effort to promote human welfare.
a foundation created to promote the public good (not for assistance to any particular individuals)
a major public awareness campaign to increase the proportion of wills that include a charitable bequest