Payroll giving

A great way to give more.

How Payroll Giving works

Payroll Giving allows you to make regular or one-off donations to charities of your choice directly from your pay packet or occupational pension. Your donations are made before Income Tax is deducted and you only pay tax on what's left. This means that you are given tax relief on your donation immediately - and at your highest rate of tax.


Your pledge Actual cost to you (standard tax rate) Actual cost to you (higher tax rate) Donation received by The Trust
£5.00 £4.00 £3.00 £6.00
£10.00 £8.00 £6.00 £10.00
£20.00 £16.00 £12.00 £20.00
£50.00 £40.00 £30.00 £50.00


Who can use Payroll Giving?

You can use Payroll Giving provided both of the following apply:

  • you are an employee or you get an occupational pension and your employer/pension provider deducts tax through the PAYE system
  • your employer or pension provider operates a Payroll Giving scheme
  • If your employer or pension provider does not operate a scheme, you could ask if they would be willing to start one. They can find out about the scheme on HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) website


How do you start payroll giving?

  • Most employers who operate a payroll giving scheme will have a form for you to complete to authorise the donations to be deducted from your regular pay. Please ask your employer for a copy of this form and complete the details. Your employer will then make arrangements with an agency who will transfer your donation over to us.
  • It would be great if you could also let us know that you will be donating in this way so that we can update our records and say thank you. You can contact us by email at or by telephone on 020 7543 1384 (Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm) 

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