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Charity Governance

Our Constitution, Bye-laws and Policies

As a charity dependent on public support for our work, we have a duty to be transparent with how we work to make sure you are confident your support is used in the best way.

Below are links to the key documents governing the UniBrass Foundation's activities. You will find our constitution, bye-laws and any policies by clicking on the icons below.​

Constitution

The Foundation's key governing document setting out the legal basis of our charity

Bye Law 1: UniBrass Contest Rules

The rules of the UniBrass Contest

Bye Law 2: Selection of the UniBrass Organising Committee

Bye-law governing how the UniBrass Organising Committee are elected and their powers

Bye Law 3:
UniBrass Contest Bidding Procedure

Bye-law governing how the UniBrass Foundation selects future UniBrass Contest hosts

UniBrass Safeguarding Policy

Policy outlining how the Foundation protects young people and vulnerable adults

UniBrass Reserves Policy

Policy outlining how the Foundation protects young people and vulnerable adults

UniBrass Expenses Policy

Policy outlining how the individuals doing work for UniBrass are reimbursed

UniBrass Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy

Policy outlining how the Foundation promotes equality and diversity in its work

UniBrass Health and Safety Policy

Policy outlining how the Foundation ensures it's activities are conducted safely

UniBrass Internal Procedures

Policy outlining how the Foundation responds to complaints sensitively and appropriately

UniBrass Privacy Policy

Policy outlining how the UniBrass collects, processes and stores personal data

UniBrass Grant Giving Policy

Policy outlining how the Foundation ensures grants are given out fairly and responsibly

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Submit an Expenses Claim

Submit a claim for expenses incurred in line with the UniBrass Foundation Expenses Policy

Should you have any questions or comments on any of our governing documents, please contact us:

In 2014, the UniBrass Foundation was set up as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) registered in England and Wales (reg. no. 1,159,359) with the Charitable Objects:

To advance, improve, develop and maintain public education in, and appreciation of, the art of the brass band movement, primarily but not exclusively by organising an annual university brass band championships of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. 

You can explore more about our charity's governance at the Charity Commission's website:

The Foundation is managed by a team of charity trustees, who are responsible for guiding the charity's work, supporting the contest, and often working on individual projects. We are governed by our constitution, bye-laws and policies. 

Constitution
Contest Rules
Selection of UOC
Host Selection
Safeguarding
Reserves Policy
Expenses Policy
Equal Opportunites
Health and Safety Policy
Internal Procedures
Privacy Policy
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