A school charity is a charity associated with the running of a school. Gift Aid can be a simple and effective way to boost funding, and school charities are no different.
Many donations made to school charities are eligible for Gift Aid, but it often goes unclaimed as school charities are unaware of what they can claim or feel Gift Aid is too complicated.
'Gift Aid & Payroll Giving: a reference guide for school charities' helps schools charities to make the most of Gift Aid and Payroll Giving, and provides a summary of how Gift Aid and Payroll Giving work and which donations qualify.
The reference guide also includes scenarios which are simple examples relating to funds received by school charities to help you to understand what qualifies for Gift Aid.
For more help you can contact the Charities Helpline. Select option 6 for Gift Aid.