How UK charities can claim Gift Aid on donations with Ticket Tailor

How UK charities can claim Gift Aid on donations with Ticket Tailor

If you’ve ever sponsored someone in a charity sport event, it’s likely you’ve been asked whether or not you want to add Gift Aid to your donation. But what exactly is Gift Aid? UK-based charities and community amateur sports clubs (CASCs) can claim an extra 25p for every £1 donated from HMRC through Gift Aid, which can quickly add up and make a huge difference.

While it’s an easy way to boost voluntary donations, collecting a Gift Aid declaration is not always as straightforward to set-up as it should be. So, we’ve added a new feature to make it as simple as possible for charities selling event tickets online with Ticket Tailor to claim and report on Gift Aid.

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10 lovely community event ideas for summer

10 lovely community event ideas for summer

Ever wondered what it would be like if your community was a little more… community-like? We’ve got just the thing.

Hosting a community event is a great way to finally get to know the neighbours you’ve been waving at politely for years – and can act as the perfect, good-fun ice breaker. Plus it gives everyone something to look forward to, and can be a fantastic way to practice your event-planning skills if you’re looking for a new hobby or even a career change.

What better time to give it a whirl than when the days are long and the weather is fine?

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12 super fun & easy Easter fundraising ideas

12 super fun & easy Easter fundraising ideas

There’s no doubt spring-time sees an uplift in spirits. As the days brighten and the once far-off summer starts to feel tantalisingly close, a collective sigh of relief is almost audible. There’s no better time, then, to seize the feel-good vibes by turning them into a truly feel-good deed.

Enter: the Easter fundraiser. AKA – fun, frolics, and fundraising set against a glorious springtime backdrop. Whether you’re a Church looking to celebrate the holiday while raising money for a good cause, or simply love the idea of getting the community together, you’ll love these super fun and easy Easter fundraiser ideas.

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8 really simple but effective virtual fundraiser ideas 

8 really simple but effective virtual fundraiser ideas 

So you may not have the budget, time or know-how to set up a virtual-reality gala complete with avatars and snazzy branded breakout rooms. But that certainly doesn't mean you can’t run a really successful online fundraiser for a cause close to your heart.

Whether you’re a seasoned charity pro or are dipping your toes into the word of money-raising for the first time, these virtual fundraiser ideas are a great way to get the donations rolling in.

Tip: To collect donations for any of the below ideas, you could sell tickets on a platform like Ticket Tailor, or set up a charity donation page like JustGiving.

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