Many banks and building societies offer special current accounts for voluntary organisations and charities, and most give free banking if the account is in credit.
Want information on specific bank accounts? Our bank account comparison table highlights the main features of current accounts from institutions that have strong links to the voluntary sector or have a significant high street presence in Scotland.
Conditions and benefits vary, and can change over time, so check directly with the bank that you're considering opening an account with.
Here are six things to consider when choosing a current account:
Banking for Charities provides key information, including guidance on choosing and opening the right bank account, understanding banking charges and fees, and how to switch accounts. It also sets out key questions to ask banks, and options to help charities navigate the banking environment.
Note that organisations with a turnover of less than £6.5 million and fewer than 50 employees can use the free Current Account Switch Service which makes the process simple and stress free.