Tag Archives: charities

Can a cancelled fundraising event ticket be treated as a donation for Gift Aid purposes?

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In April 2020, due to the impact of Covid-19 on charities, HMRC announced a temporary change to the rules around Gift Aid. Charities could claim Gift Aid on tickets sold for events, should the attendees choose not to request a refund.  This rule has now become permanent, so we wanted to dig into it and…

Help for Charities struggling to manage cashflow during Covid-19

The Charity Commission guidance on Covid-19 highlights the needs for UK charities to be monitoring cash flow.  First, it’s important to have as accurate a picture as possible of how your charity is performing as it stands. That way you’ll be able to put together a more comprehensive and accurate plan as to how to…

How struggling charities can continue to fundraise during Covid-19

Fundraising data has shown a surge in donations to new NHS and Covid-19 related charities during the course of the pandemic. Whilst this support is fantastic, and much needed in these times of crisis – many smaller charities and those supporting causes outside the Covid support world are suffering, as public attention remains largely on…

Why we raised money for Parkinson’s UK in tribute to a long-standing client

Parkinsons UK, charities, non profit organisations, donations

At Saint & Co, we specialise in helping UK-based charities and non-profit organisations to thrive. When the finances are taken care of, and you know you’re making the most of your available funding, you’re able to put all of your energy and resources into supporting those at the heart of your cause. But we care…

UK funding opportunities charities may not be aware of

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In our recent blog about the challenges charities face in 2020, we reported that four in five charity leaders surveyed last year experienced an increasing demand for their services in 2019.  In the face of increasing demand, organisations are feeling the need for access to funds in order to stay afloat and provide sustainably for…

The challenge charities face in 2020 and how to be prepared

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In 2019, many charitable organisations in the UK saw a higher demand for their services. According to the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), four in five charity leaders surveyed in 2019 experienced an increasing demand for their services over the past 12 months, and expect the same need to continue into 2020.  With increasing demand on…

5 ways to ensure your charity is less liable to fraud

Safeguarding the funding of your charity or non-for-profit is a vital part of your stewardship of the organisation. Having real control over your income streams, knowing where and when funds are being spent and protecting your charity’s brand are all essential tasks for CEOs, trustees, and management teams of not-for-profits. But we live in a…

5 ways to ensure your charity is less liable to fraud

Safeguarding the funding of your charity or non-for-profit is a vital part of your stewardship of the organisation. Having real control over your income streams, knowing where and when funds are being spent and protecting your charity’s brand are all essential tasks for CEOs, trustees, and management teams of not-for-profits. But we live in a…