Fundraise for us
By going the extra mile and organising an event to raise funds for ShelterBox, you’re helping us reach disaster-affected families all around the world.
Gift Aid is a government initiative that enables us to claim back the tax on your donation. For every £1 you give to ShelterBox, we can claim an extra 25p. If you are a UK income and/or a Capital Gains tax payer, then you can Gift Aid your donation.
By ticking the box to register for Gift Aid, you can make your gift work 25% harder. You can make more of a mark on the lives of families dealing with disaster all over the world. This means:
Paying in by cheque or a bank transfer? Register here. We’ll even upgrade your previous donations to Gift Aid donations.
If you are a UK taxpayer, then you qualify for Gift Aid. Even if you are not employed, you are still eligible if you are paying tax on any of the following:
If your donation falls into any of the following categories, then donations should not be claimed:
If you pay tax at a rate of 40% or above, you can claim the difference between the higher and basic rate on your donation. You can do this:
If you pay tax on a private pension plan or savings account, or pay capital gains on the sale of property or shares, then you are eligible for Gift Aid as a pensioner.
If you have made joint or family donations and your partner pays tax then they can tick the Gift Aid box provided that the donation is paid either from your partner’s account or from a jointly held or named account.
Registering for Gift Aid does not commit you to any future donations, but registering will cover any further gifts you may give.
By registering for Gift Aid, ShelterBox can reclaim the tax on any donations you’ve made in the past four years as well as any future donations.
If your circumstances change, please let us know so that we can keep your record up-to-date on our systems. Contact your Supporter Care Team on 0300 0300 500 or [email protected].
If you are no longer a UK taxpayer, then simply inform us in writing or over the telephone, and we will stop reclaiming tax on your donations immediately.