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Enabling more philanthropy in the UK

The UK does not have a highly developed culture of individual charitable giving, especially compared to the United States. This report looks at the Maecenas Initiative which gives recommendations on how minor adjustments can be made to the UK’s fiscal framework to encourage individual giving.

Motivations for low- to mid-level individual giving

There is great potential for small organisations to build income streams from their supporter base. This detailed report contains the findings from a research study on the motivations of individual donors in England (outside London) for giving to the arts at a low- to mid-level (from about £5/10 up to £1,000).

Running Sponsored Events and Claiming Gift Aid: the facts

We all know that running sponsored events can be a great way to raise money for your organisation, but did you know that you can increase the amount you raise by encouraging the people who sponsor to use their Gift Aid entitlement?  This guide shows you just how easy that can be.

Gift Aid declaration: the facts

A Gift Aid declaration is a statement by a UK taxpayer asking for their donations to be treated as Gift Aid payments, so that the tax they have paid on the amount donated can be claimed back by the charity receiving the donation. This helpful guide explains more about gift aid declaration – what it is, and … Read more

Keeping Gift Aid records: the facts

A Gift Aid declaration is a statement by a UK taxpayer asking for their donations to be treated as Gift Aid payments, so that the tax they have paid on the amount donated can be claimed back by the charity receiving the donation. This helpful factsheet outlines HMRC’s expectations on Gift Aid record keeping, including … Read more

What is Gift Aid?

Gift Aid is a simple way for your charity to increase the value of gifts of money received from UK taxpayers. This factsheet will help you grasp the basics of Gift Aid, how it works, what it’s worth to your organisation and why Gift Aid declarations are so important.